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Breast Cancer Facts

Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts provides free breast exams and mammograms for low-income, uninsured or underinsured women age 40 and older who qualify. Below are information and resources about breast cancer. 

Myths about breast cancer

Many rumors and misinformation about breast cancer reaches women.  These rumors impact a woman's decision to get screened for breast cancer.  Learn the ten most popular myths and the get the real facts.    Learn more...

Who is at risk for breast cancer?

Find out what puts you at risk for breast cancer and what you can do to protect yourself. Learn more...

Information about mammograms

Find out what a mammogram is, how it's done and how to prepare to have one.  Learn more...

Quick facts about breast cancer in California

Get the latest statistics on how California is doing in the fight the against breast cancer.  Learn more...

Breast Cancer Fact Sheet

Get the latest facts on breast cancer.  Learn the ethnic trends and patterns in mammography screening, find out the good, the bad and the not so pretty statistics on breast cancer and much more.  Learn more...

 

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Last modified on: 1/23/2008 10:45 PM