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Your Healthy Breast Checklist

Facts and Tips Breast Health by the Numbers

  • 71: Percentage of breast cancer patients under 45 who find their cancer through self-exams.
  • 80: Percentage of breast lumps and abnormalities that are not malignant.
  • 1-2: Number of mammograms out of 1,000 that detect breast cancers.
  • 1: Percentage of women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their 40s.
  • 40: Age to begin mammograms if you are at average risk of breast cancer.