Oct 05, 2015 8:00 AM

Author: Office of Public Affairs

Odds are that you know someone who has been affected by breast cancer, but do you know what you can do to prevent it? 

“Education and early detection are key to beating breast cancer,” says Jessica Pittman, MD, an OB-GYN at University of Utah Health. “Screening guidelines vary. In general, mammogram screening starts at age 40, but talk with your doctor about what’s right for you.” 

Infographic with statistics about breast cancer

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