Screening for Breast Cancer: The Latest Expert Advice

New guidelines support biennial mammograms and informed decision-making about when to begin.

Confused about how often to get a mammogram? Some newly updated guidelines may help. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that women ages 50 to 74 undergo mammography screening every two years. The USPSTF notes that mammograms for women between the ages of 40 and 50 are effective, but that the time to […]

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