When should women at average risk for breast cancer start mammography screenings? Should they start at 40, or is it better to wait until 50? The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has weighed in, concluding that "cancer mortality is generally reduced" with screening. But other issues need answers.
USPSTF mammography screening
Here s another reason why it s important to follow the guidelines issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) regarding mammography screenings: It could save billions of