She Acted On Her Positive BRCA Results
After losing much of her family to breast and ovarian cancer, Maureen and her sisters got tested at a young age for the BRCA gene. She and one of her sisters tested positive. When she grew up, she had a mastectomy to reduce the risk.
The outcome was devastating
Mammograms: The Best Way To Find Breast Cancer Early
According to the CDC, "Mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it is big enough to feel or cause symptoms." Yet there are underinsured women in the U.S. who still don't have access to mammograms, even as the rate of breast cancer continues to grow. We're working hard to fill that gap.
Many states have long waiting lists for mammograms, and women in need are being turned away. You can help!Learn How