When detected before symptoms appear, breast cancer survival rates approach 100 percent, but nearly one-third of cases are discovered after that point.

Starting at age 20: Conduct breast self- examinations regularly and have a clinical breast exam (CBE) at least every three years.

Starting at age 40: Have a mammogram and CBE every year.

If you are at high risk (family history, dense breasts, or confirmed gene mutation): Consider getting a more sensitive MRI in addition to a mammogram annually.

Source: American Cancer Society