If you’re 40 or older get a mammogram every year. It’s the best way to find breast cancer early.
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women, other than skin cancer. Having regular mammograms can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer.
A mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breast. Doctors use a mammogram to look for early signs of breast cancer.Mammography plays a central part in early detection of breast cancer.
When women take steps to protect their health through regular exams, the results can be life saving.
The Harnett County Health Department works to provide women access to high-quality screening mammograms, through a partnership with Rex Mobile Mammography.
*For women who are uninsured funding assistance is available for women who meet specific criteria. For more information about this program click here. Espanol
Pre-registration is required for mobile mammography screenings. For more information please call 910-814-6197 or 910-893-7550. For an application click here . Espanol
Why Get Screened? Finding breast cancer early (called early detection) can improve the chances that breast cancer can be treated successfully and with more treatment options, less extensive surgery, and ultimately, better treatment outcomes.