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Annual mammograms starting at age 40 recommended

A study of breast cancers detected with found that strong family history and dense breast tissue were commonly absent in women between the ages of 40 and 49 diagnosed with . Results of the study were presented at the annual meeting of the (RSNA).

[Bilateral MLO]
These are bilateral MLO views from screening mammography.
Credit: RSNA


Co-authors on the study are , M.D., Alexander W. Keedy, M.D., , M.D., and , M.D.

Radiological Society of North America