Breast Concerns and BRCA
Breast Cancer Screening
The goal of screening examinations for early breast cancer detection is to find cancers before they start to cause symptoms.
- American Cancer Society Recommendations for Early Detection of Breast Cancer
- CDC What Is Breast Cancer Screening?
- Know Your Lemons
The United States Preventive Services Task Force, a group of health experts, recommends that women with specific patterns of breast, ovarian, tubal, or peritoneal cancer in their family history consider genetic counseling and testing for BRCA gene mutations.
Learn more about BRCA testing through the CDC: Genetic Counseling and Testing
For more information or to schedule an appointment with a SHAC health provider, call SHAC at (505) 277-3136.