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Mammography Guidelines 2018-02-05T13:25:23+00:00

Mammography Guidelines

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AVERAGE Risk Women
  • Screening mammograms at age 40
  • Every year thereafter as long as reasonably healthy
HIGH Risk Women
  • Women with a strong family history of breast cancer may benefit from starting screening earlier than age 40
  • Consult physician about when to start mammography & if any additional imaging is needed such as high risk breast MRI
Self Breast Awareness
  • Learn to identify possible changes in breasts
  • Continue yearly check-ups & clinical breast exams by health care providers


EWBC White Paper on Screening Guidelines

Screening Guidelines Fact Sheet  (densebreast-info.org)

SBI/ACR  Screening Guidelines (Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology)

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This page is intended as an educational resource only. It is not a substitute for professional care. Please see your physician if you have any concerns about your own health.