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New Mammogram Recommendations: A Guide
New York Times

Q. What are the new recommendations about mammograms, and how do they differ from the old ones?

A. The American Cancer Society issued new guidelines on Tuesday, recommending that women with an average risk of breast cancer have mammography starting at age 45 and continuing once a year until 54, and then every other year for as long as they are healthy and likely to live another 10 years.

Previously, the society recommended mammograms every year starting at 40.

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