You maintain your car, your computer, and even your household appliances. But are you taking enough care of yourself?
We strongly encourage all our members to be an active partner with their physician(s), which means taking the time to understand which prevention screenings you need, and when you need them. These quick and simple tests can detect life-threatening medical conditions, usually in time to treat them successfully.
The prevention screening guidelines are primarily for children and adults with no current symptoms or prior history of a medical condition. People with medical conditions, or who have a strong family history of certain diseases, should talk with their doctors.
Approximately 211,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be detected in the U.S. this year, and 39,800 women will die from the disease. Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most diagnosed cancer among American women. Learn more about breast cancer.