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Breast cancer prevention starts with taking the small steps that lower your risk. Committed doctors at Dignity Health North State can help you reduce your risk with our recommended cancer screenings and expert healthy lifestyle guidance.
Find a Doctor today to receive a quality mammogram and learn how to prevent breast cancer in Northern California. Ask your doctor about our Breast Assured program offered at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital.
Even though there’s no sure way to ward off breast cancer, there are measures you can take that will reduce your chances of getting the disease.
Many breast cancers are diagnosed after noticing a lump in the breast, a common symptom of breast cancer. When you can recognize the signs, you can report them to your doctor sooner for a timely evaluation and diagnosis.
Having a higher risk for breast cancer doesn’t mean you’ll get the disease. However, certain lifestyle habits, environmental factors, and other characteristics can increase your chances of developing breast cancer.
Proven risk factors include:
Screening exams are the most important tools for detecting breast cancer. Some exams can catch cancer before symptoms develop.
As part of our comprehensive cancer care, we offer the following breast cancer prevention services:
We’re at the forefront of cancer prevention by offering the recommended cancer screenings that detect cancer in its early, treatable stages. Visit Dignity Health North State for quality screenings and cancer prevention services.
Dignity Health North State offers comprehensive options for breast cancer prevention in Mt. Shasta, Red Bluff, and Redding, CA.