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Breast Cancer Screenings

When breast cancer is detected early, it can be treated more effectively. Inspira offers several options for breast cancer screening. 

According to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), women between the ages of 50 and 74 who are at average risk for breast cancer should get a mammogram every two years. Women between the ages of 40 and 49 should talk to their doctor about screening options, including when to start and how often to get a mammogram. Self-exams, which can be performed at virtually any age, can be an especially helpful tool when practiced in conjunction with routine clinical exams and mammograms.

Inspira’s Approach to Breast Cancer Screening

There are three primary ways to complete a breast screening:

  • Breast self-exam
  • Clinical exam by your doctor
  • Imaging - including 3D mammogram along with MRI and ultrasound technology 

Your care team may recommend a breast biopsy if a suspicious lump or apparent growth is detected in your breast(s), If recommended, Biopsies are offered quickly to reduce your stress and getting a recommendation for a biopsy don’t necessarily mean you have cancer.

If you are at high risk for hereditary breast cancer you may want to consider more frequent screenings and genetic testing. Inspira’s High Risk Cancer Program and Inspira Insight risk assessment can help you understand your risk for hereditary cancer.

Why Choose Inspira for Breast Cancer Screening

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