Breast Cancer Screening After Age 75

If you’ve been thinking about discontinuing routine mammograms, should you reconsider?

Although the risk of breast cancer increases with age many older women stop having mammograms in their later years—this despite an American Cancer Society (ACS) recommendation that screening continue. “The ACS advice reflects the fact that regular screening mammography saves lives,” says Laurie Margolies, MD, professor of radiology and director of breast imaging at Mount […]

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