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At what age should I start getting mammograms?

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In brief: 40 years

If you have no factors which increase your risk for breast cancer then you should start getting yearly mammograms at age 40.

In brief: 40 years

If you have no factors which increase your risk for breast cancer then you should start getting yearly mammograms at age 40.
Dr. Michael Zadeh
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology

In brief: 40 unless...

According to the American Cancer Society, American College of Radiology, and 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. If you have a lump or other symptom, see your doctor. Ultrasound, rather than mammography, would be the first imaging study of choice.

In brief: 40 unless...

According to the American Cancer Society, American College of Radiology, and 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. If you have a lump or other symptom, see your doctor. Ultrasound, rather than mammography, would be the first imaging study of choice.
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery

In brief: 40 years

I follow the american cancer society recommendations, which is to begin yearly mammograms at age 40 and continue them yearly until age 75; after then, it is dependent on one's overall health.
For women with a strong family history, i recommend beginning mammography 10 years earlier than when their relative was diagnosed, or age 40, whichever is earlier.

In brief: 40 years

I follow the american cancer society recommendations, which is to begin yearly mammograms at age 40 and continue them yearly until age 75; after then, it is dependent on one's overall health.
For women with a strong family history, i recommend beginning mammography 10 years earlier than when their relative was diagnosed, or age 40, whichever is earlier.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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