Call them whatever you want but, if you have breasts, they need your attention. During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Health Net hopes women will use this post as a reminder to discuss – based on history and lifestyle – the right plan for their breast health care.
According to the American Cancer Society, all women should have a yearly mammogram after forty years old. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Breast cancer awareness starts long before a mammogram is due, and continues alongside any screenings you have well into your forties … and beyond.