Get Checked Earlier: Women Need Earlier Mammograms

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CNN is reporting “Women are now advised to get a mammogram every other year starting at age 40 and until age 74, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

“The USPSTF, a volunteer panel of independent medical experts whose recommendations help guide doctors’ decisions and influence insurance plans, previously recommended that biennial mammograms start by age 50 and the decision for women to screen in their 40s ‘should be an individual one.'”

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