Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancer. Breast cancer caught early is often treatable.

Mammograms are the best way to find cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it can be felt.

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About breast cancer

Breast cancer is a disease where cells in the breast grow out of control. There are different kinds of breast cancer. The kind of breast cancer depends on which cells turn into cancer.

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Do I qualify for a FREE screening?

The Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening Program provides breast cancer screenings to Utah women aged 40-64 who are low income, uninsured, or underinsured.

All you need is your family size and income to see if you qualify.

Even people with insurance may qualify for services.

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Screening recommendations

Our program recommends if you are 40 or older, talk to your doctor about getting screened for breast cancer.

Your doctor will be able to recommend the best screening option for you.

Learn more about breast cancer and other health screenings.

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Risk factors

The things that put you most at risk for getting breast cancer are being a woman and getting older.

There are also other factors that put you at risk for getting breast cancer. Knowing these can help you talk to your doctor about ways you can lower your risk and get screened for breast cancer.

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Answers to questions you might have about qualifying for the program, getting screened for breast cancer, and what to do if you have breast cancer.

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