Screening for Breast Cancer in Average-Risk Women

Publication Date: April 16, 2019
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Guidance Statements

In average-risk women aged 40 to 49 years, clinicians should discuss whether to screen for breast cancer with mammography before age 50 years. Discussion should include the potential benefits and harms and a woman's preferences. The potential harms outweigh the benefits in most women aged 40 to 49 years.
6731

Overview

Title

Screening for Breast Cancer in Average-Risk Women

Authoring Organization