Health and Wellness

New Mammogram Guidelines Shift Starting Age to 45 – with Stipulations

Posted by Deepali Patni, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. on Mar 2, 2016 7:30:00 AM

There are very few things more important than being well-informed about your health. Regular checkups, screenings and preventive medicine often put a patient’s mind at ease and may help increase their quality of life. Recently, the American Cancer Society has changed their recommendations on mammogram guidelines, and we’ve encountered patients who are confused, not only about what the new guidelines are, but about why they’ve changed.

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Topics: mammograms, age to start having mammograms, mammogram guidelines

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