Mammograms can find some breast cancers early, when the cancer may be more easily treated. Often a mammogram can find cancers that are too small for you or your doctor to feel.
The numbers in the graphic include women who are expected to be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer or an early form of noninvasive breast cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ.
The information shown here is based on the best available evidence.
Current as of:
December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineWendy Y. Chen MD, MPH - Medical Oncology, HematologyJoLynn Montgomery PA - Family Medicine
Current as of: December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Wendy Y. Chen MD, MPH - Medical Oncology, Hematology & JoLynn Montgomery PA - Family Medicine
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