Facts & Figures
Why Screen at 40?
Things To Know About Breast Imaging
Breaking Down the Science
Downloadable and Printable Materials
End the Confusion Downloadable and Printable Materials
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Printable one-page flyer
Numerous studies show that even when women have access to the latest therapies, deaths from breast cancer decline at a much higher
rate in women who get mammograms.
Since regular mammography screening began in the U.S. in the 1980's, the breast cancer death rate has plummeted 35%.
Annual screening mammography starting at age 40 reduces breast cancer mortality by 30%.
Mammography screening has saved lives through early detection.
ACR and SBI Continue to Recommend Regular Mammography Starting at Age 40
(in response to the American Cancer Society's breast cancer screening guidelines)
ACR/SBI Talking Points: ACS Mammography Guidelines
Why Start Screening at Age 40?
ACR Mammography Study Brief
USPSTF 2015 Draft Recommendations
ACR/SBI Comment on Draft USPSTF Mammography Recommendations
Read Joint ACR/SBI Position Statement
Read Talking Points and Supporting facts
SBI Policy and Position Statements
Mammography Saves Lives
American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Resources