Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women. The five-year survival rate of breast cancer is over 90% when caught early. Find a provider and schedule your screening today
TRICARE covers annual mammograms for all women who are age 40 or older and for women age 30 or older who are at a 15% or greater lifetime risk of developing breast cancer. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) have developed a risk assessment tool to estimate a woman's risk of developing invasive breast cancer.
The most common symptom of breast cancer is a new lump or mass. It is important to have any new breast mass, lump or breast change checked by a healthcare professional experienced in diagnosing breast diseases. Other possible symptoms include:
The following are risk factors for breast cancer:
You should get a breast screening if you are: