This Month's Topic

  • Mobile Mammography

    Featuring M. Kathleen Christian, MD, Breast Surgeon at Mayo Clinic Health System

Mayo Clinic Health System Mammography Services

Mayo Clinic Health System offers mammography services in all our locations, either by a fixed unit or a visiting mobile van.


A mammogram is a black-and-white image of your breast used to screen for breast cancer. Mammograms play a key role in early breast cancer detection and help…

Mammogram guidelines: What's changed?

I've heard there are new mammogram guidelines that call for beginning mammograms at age 50 instead of age 40. When should I start getting mammograms and how…

Breast Self Exam

To perform a breast self-exam, use a methodical approach that ensures you cover your entire breast. For instance, visualize your breasts as divided into…

How to Reduce Your Risk

If you're concerned about breast cancer, you may be wondering if there are steps you can take toward breast cancer prevention. Understand the lifestyle factors…

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