Speak with your doctor about when and how often you should get a mammogram.1 The American Cancer Society recommends:
- Women, ages 40 to 44 choose to begin annual breast cancer screenings with mammograms
- Women, ages 45 to 54 get mammograms every year
- Women, ages 55 and older switch to getting mammograms every 2 years, or continue yearly screening
Humana members may save money on mammograms. Visit , Link opens in new window to view the details of your plan coverage.
Humana members can visit an in-network doctor for advice on scheduling a mammogram.
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Staying in good health may reduce your risk
While knowing your family history is important, many additional factors may influence your breast cancer risk. That’s why maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important in reducing your risk for the disease. Good health practices include:
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Exercising regularly
- Getting quality sleep each night
- Limiting or eliminating alcoholic drinks from your diet
- Keeping up with checkups and screenings