Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Awareness of breast cancer in the 20’s with breast awareness which includes being aware of any abnormal lumps or masses

Mammography at age 40 for women with average risk

Women with higher risk may need annual mammography starting at age 30

Yearly clinical breast exams with primary care physician

For women who are high risk for breast cancer they may need an annual MRI and mammogram:

  • BRCA mutation
  • First degree relative of BRCA carrier
  • Lifetime risk of 20-25% or greater
  • Radiation to the chest 10-30 years old
  • Li Fraumeni, Cowden Syndrome, Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcalba Syndrome or first degree relative of one of these

Breast Surgery Services

  • Surgery for breast cancer
  • Breast-conserving surgery
  • MammoSite
  • Mastectomy
  • Simple mastectomy
  • Skin-sparing mastectomy
  • Nipple-sparing mastectomy
  • Modified radical mastectomy
  • Radical mastectomy
  • Choosing between breast-conserving surgery and mastectomy
  • Lymph node surgery
  • Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND)
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Implant vs. muscle flap
  • Treatment for chronic pain after breast surgery

Cedar Park Office

1401 Medical Pkwy B Ste 101 • Cedar Park, TX 78613

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