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Government Task Force Recommends Mammograms Every Two Years
ABC News

The final recommendations on when a woman should get a mammogram were released Monday.

What the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force came up with is meant to influence many women and their doctors.

For years most women over 40 were told to start getting a routine mammogram once a year, but that blanket policy recommendation has since changed. “The value of mammography increases with age so, women who are older are more likely to benefit from a regular mammography screening.