Published on October 08, 2020

Essentia Health reminds women to get regular mammograms - Wahpeton

October is breast cancer awareness month and during the month, Essentia Health is reminding women to complete or schedule their yearly mammogram.

At Essentia Health, we provide high-quality mammography by compassionate experts who help make the experience as comfortable as possible. Regular mammograms should be part of your lifelong breast care routine.

Routine screening mammograms can help your provider detect breast cancer before you have symptoms. Diagnostic mammograms help identify cancer after you or your provider notice warning signs, such as a breast lump.

When breast cancer is caught early, it’s easier to treat. That’s why Essentia Health recommends women with an average risk of developing breast cancer get a yearly mammogram beginning at age 40.

Essentia Health-Wahpeton offers a wide range of scheduling options to work with your schedule. Call (701) 642-2000 to schedule a mammography appointment. No referral is needed.

Concerned about getting a mammogram? Let our team help put you at ease. Technicians will explain the imaging process every step of the way, answer your questions and help you feel as relaxed as possible.

Visit EssentiaHealth.org to learn more about mammography and breast health services.

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