When Should Women Get Regular Mammograms? At 40, U.S. Panel Now Says.

The new advice comes as breast cancer diagnoses rise among younger women and mortality rates among Black women remain persistently high. The new recommendation covers more than 20 million women in the United States between the ages of 40 and 49.Credit…Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald, via Associated Press May 9, 2023, 11:00 a.m. ET

Alarmed by an increase in breast cancer diagnoses among younger women and persistently high death rates among Black women in particular, health experts on Tuesday offered a stark revision to the standard medical advice on mammograms.

Women of all racial and ethnic backgrounds who are at average risk […]

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