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Study Adds Support to Mammograms Starting at Age 40
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff posted:
"In the latest findings to fuel the debate on when to start getting mammograms , new research adds support to those suggesting that annual breast X-rays should begin at age 40.

"Screening younger women has been controversial, with 2009 guidelines from a U.S. federal task force recommending against routine mammography screening for average-risk women in their 40s.

"The new study showed that mammograms were just as likely to find invasive breast cancers in women with no family history of breast cancer as in women with a family history of the disease." Please follow the link to learn more.

Will you/have you started mammograms at age 40? What do you think of this latest study?

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