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Mammography is ‘terribly imperfect,’ though recommended
USA Today

For women today, turning 40 often brings birthday cake and candles. But it also brings a question: Should I get a mammogram? Until two years ago, medical groups largely agreed women should get annual mammograms beginning at age 40. In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a group of doctors who evaluate screening tests, broke ranks by encouraging women to talk to their doctors and make up their own minds.