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Early Mammography Saves Lives

40 is the magic number. Don't wait until age 50 to get a mammogram. Call (432) 221-2300 to schedule your mammogram today!

Did You Know?

  • 20% of new breast cancer cases are diagnosed in women aged 40-49
  • Approximately 50,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer are diagnosed in women aged 40-49 each year
  • Cancers diagnosed in women aged 40-49 can be much more aggressive and life-threatening than cancers diagnosed in women aged 50+
  • An abnormality may be seen on a mammogram two years before you would feel a lump 

“I don’t have any family history, so I don’t need a mammogram.”

  • More than 75% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history
  • Less than 10% of diagnosed women have a known genetic mutation
  • 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime in their lifetime

This information provided by our experts at The Breast Center, the ONLY facility in Texas to have achieved three major distinctions in the field of breast care.

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