Doctors’ Orders Differ from Mammogram Guidelines


Study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s

 

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.webmd.com

There are numerous expert organizations out there such as the ACR, SBI, ACOG, and NCCN that continue to recommend annual screening beginning at age 40. Even the ACS that supports annual screening beginning at age 40 OR 45. Only 1 organization, the USPSTF, recommends biannual screening beginning at age 50. The USPSTF analysis on which their recommendation was made admits more women will die from breast cancer with their recommendation. Why wouldn’t doctors continue to recommend screening beginning at age 40?.

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