Posted 5 years ago

New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

New breast cancer screening guidelines have been released by the The American Society of Breast Surgeons. Watch this informative video from Breast Surgeon, Dr. Rashmi Vaidya of Ironwood Cancer & Research Women’s Centers as she explains what is new about breast cancer screening guidelines.

The latest guideline applies to women at average risk for breast cancer. Among other recommendations, it says all women should begin having yearly mammograms by age 45, and can change to having mammograms every other year beginning at age 55. Women should have the choice to start screening with yearly mammograms as early as age 40 if they want to.


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