How often should you get a mammogram? It's complicated

Thursday, October 1, 2015

For most women age 40 or older, getting a mammogram is a yearly ritual — kind of like paying taxes. You may not enjoy it, but you do it. Because there has long been one simple mantra: mammograms save lives.

Annual Mammography Starting at Age 40 Still Best Way to Saves Lives from Breast Cancer

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Major medical organizations experienced in breast cancer care continue to recommend that women start getting annual mammograms at age 40. This approach saves many more lives than screening started at a later age or with less frequent exams.


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