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New ACR/SBI Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Call for Significant Changes to Screening Process

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

New American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) breast cancer screening guidelines are the first to recognize that African-American women are at high-risk for the disease and should be screened as such.  The ACR and SBI now call for all women to have a risk assessment at age 30 to see if screening earlier than age …

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USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Could Endanger Women

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: American College of Radiology Women Should Continue to Begin Annual Mammography Screening at Age 40 If followed, new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) breast cancer screening recommendations will result in thousands of unnecessary deaths each year and thousands more women enduring extensive and expensive treatment than if their cancer had been found early by an annual mammogram. To …