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Every day presents an opportunity
to reduce your risk of breast cancer.

Schedule
Your Mammogram

Call The Breast Center at Montefiore
Nyack Hospital at 845.348.8551.

ABOUT

The Breast Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital

PREPARATION

Getting Ready for a Mammogram

ADDITIONAL TIPS:

Taking an over-the-counter pain
medication, such as aspirin,
acetaminophen (Tylenol®, others) or
ibuprofen (Advil®, Motrin®IB, others), about
an hour before your mammogram might
ease the dsicomfort of the test.
Slip the dress. Wearing a top with a skirt
or pants will be easier as you'll only need
to remove your blouse for the exam.

the time the whole
procedure takes. Actual breast compression only lasts a few seconds.

of every 1000 screening mammograms lead to a diagnosis of cancer.

mammogram facilities are required to send you your results within this time.

the age women should
begin annual
mammograms.

of cancers can be
missed when skipping a
year between
mammograms.

PREVENTION

Tips to Decrease Your Risk

Get an Annual Mammogram

Schedule a mammogram
with The Breast Center at
Montefiore Nyack Hospital, call 845.348.8551.

Do Not Smoke

Limit Alcohol Consumption

Maintain Healthy Weight

Stay Physically Active

Eat Fruits and Veggies

Schedule Your Mammogram

Call The Breast Center at Montefiore
Nyack Hospital at 845.348.8551.

are affected by breast
cancer each year.

of breast cancers occur
in women aged 40–49.

of breast cancer patients
have no family history
and are not considered
high risk.

of breast cancer patients
have survived 5 years or more.

Sources: The American Cancer Society, the American College of Radiology, American Institute for Cancer Research, the Society of Breast Imaging, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, American Institute for Cancer Research, and BaylorHealth Magazine.