Thanks to years of research and support, breast cancer survival rates are high and personalized treatments are available for nearly every type of breast cancer.
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Beginning at age 50, you should receive a screening mammogram every two years to check for signs of breast cancer. However, if you have a family history of breast cancer, you might need to start mammograms at an earlier age.
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A breast biopsy uses a needle to take a small sample of breast cells. A pathologist will look at the breast cells under a microscope to diagnose cancer. You might also benefit from imaging tests like breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or positron emission tomography (PET) scans.
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Many women also benefit from hormone therapy. Some types of breast cancer use hormones to grow. Hormone therapy blocks the cells from getting these hormones, preventing cancer from coming back.
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