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Please visit Breast Cancer Publications Available Online for a complete list of documents in PDF and HTML formats.

Please visit Scientific Articles about Breast Cancer for a complete list of scientific articles by CDC authors.

To order printed copies of breast cancer publications free of charge, please visit the Print Publication Ordering System.

Breast Health Publications

  • Understanding Breast Health: This basic two-page fact sheet describes the parts of the breast and answers common questions about breast cancer.

  • Understanding Mammograms: This basic two-page fact sheet shows what a mammogram looks like and explains when you should get one.

  • Mammograms and Breast Health (PDF-579KB): This 20-page brochure provides detailed information about breast health, breast cancer, and mammograms, and includes a list of resources for further information.

PDF Icon Please note: Some of these publications are available for download only as *.pdf files. These files require Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to be viewed. Please review the information on downloading and using Acrobat Reader software.

Page last reviewed: September 27, 2007
Page last updated: September 27, 2007
Content source: Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
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