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Rules keep changing. What is latest recommendation for mammograms?

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Dr. William Nyman
Radiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Annual after 40

This is a world wide challenge which is constantly evaluated .
American college of radiology and american cancer society and others recommend baseline study around the age of 35-40 and then annual mammograms after 40 . I think what may change is how often in the later postmenopausal years. There has been some recent controversy about women between 40 and 50 but that controversy has been put down.

In brief: Annual after 40

This is a world wide challenge which is constantly evaluated .
American college of radiology and american cancer society and others recommend baseline study around the age of 35-40 and then annual mammograms after 40 . I think what may change is how often in the later postmenopausal years. There has been some recent controversy about women between 40 and 50 but that controversy has been put down.
Dr. William Nyman
Dr. William Nyman
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Age 40

According to the American Cancer Society, American College of Radiology, and most others, annual screening mammography should begin at age 40.
Screening may begin sooner if you are a BRCA carrier or are otherwise at high risk.

In brief: Age 40

According to the American Cancer Society, American College of Radiology, and most others, annual screening mammography should begin at age 40.
Screening may begin sooner if you are a BRCA carrier or are otherwise at high risk.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Every 2 years

To have one every two years starting at age 45 if everything is normal.

In brief: Every 2 years

To have one every two years starting at age 45 if everything is normal.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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