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Screening and Early Detection What is screening? Breast cancer screening tests Mammogram tool used today to �nd breast cancer. • • It can be stored on a computer (digital mammography). These images can be lightened or darkened, and certain • It can �nd breast cancer early when it is small, before it Clinical breast exam (CBE) — A CBE is done by a given screening test. Today, there are screening guidelines for those at average risk and different guidelines for those at higher risk. Women should discuss their risk of breast cancer and their screening options with a doctor. Know what is normal for you and feel. Many women �nd their breasts feel lumpy. Breast tissue often has a bumpy texture that varies from one woman to another. For some, the lumpiness is more Lumps that feel harder or different from the rest of the For more information, visit www.komen.org or call Susan G. Komen’s breast care helpline at 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636) Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 10 PM ET. FACTS FOR LIFE Early detection Even if you feel healthy now, just being a woman and getting older puts you at risk of breast cancer.