The ten year risk for breast cancer in a 40 year old woman is 1 in 69.

1 in 6 breast cancers occur in women aged 40-49.

40% of patient years of life saved by mammography are in women aged 40-49.

3/4 of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of the disease and are not considered high risk.

Even for women 50+, skipping a mammogram every other year would miss up to 30% of cancers.

Mammography has helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the U.S. by nearly 1/3 since 1990.

Podcast Videos

Doctors Cut Through the Confusion About Mammograms

These leading breast imaging physicians separate fact from fiction and explain why women, 40 and older, still need to speak with their doctor about getting an annual mammogram.

Start @ 40 Public Service Announcements on TV

Many women are confused about when to get a mammogram. These public service announcements, airing nationwide, help clear confusion, address misconceptions and help women find accredited mammography facilities near them.

Breast Density and You

How having dense breasts can affect your mammogram and breast cancer diagnosis. Available for download only.

Breast Density Brochure

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