Health Tip: Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

By on December 27, 2019

Breast cancer screenings are important tools to find cancer before symptoms are noticeable, says the American Cancer Society.

The society provides these screening guidelines for women:

  • Women aged 40-to-44 should consider screenings and mammograms.
  • Women aged 45-to-54 should get yearly mammograms.
  • Women age 55 and older should get bi-yearly mammograms.

Some women, due to family history, genetics or other factors should be screened with an MRI, along with a mammogram.

The ACS reminds women to know how their breasts normally look and feel, so they can report any changes to a doctor right away.

Source: HealthDay

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