Breast Cancer Screening: Is it time for a Checkup?

October 26, 2020

Did you know routine cancer screenings can often check for signs of cancer before the appearance of symptoms? Republic’s preventive health services and screenings are available to help you manage your health.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to think about your annual, routine cancer screenings. Finding breast cancer early improves the chances of successful treatment.

To learn more or if you have questions about scheduling a cancer screening, call the member number on your health plan ID card. Also, click here for factors that can place individuals at a higher risk of developing breast cancer.

1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lifetime.¹

Breast cancer screenings have helped reduce cancer mortality rates in the U.S. by nearly 40% since 1990.²

1 Susan G. Komen, Source: SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2015, 2018 [552]

2 National Cancer Institute; https://seer.cancer.gov/csr/1975_2015/