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Early Detection is the Best Defense Against Breast Cancer
About Women Ob-Gyn includes a breast examination as part of your annual wellness exam. It’s also an important opportunity to discuss other aspects of breast health based on your age and medical history, including monthly breast self-exams (recommended beginning at age 20) and annual mammograms beginning at age 40.
If you are at a higher risk of breast cancer based on your personal or family medical history, we may recommend additional measures, such as other types of breast screenings in conjunction with the annual mammogram.
Even if you receive your routine gynecology care from your family doctor or other healthcare provider, we encourage you to contact About Women Ob-Gyn for specialized gynecology services, including: