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Friday, 22 July 2011

Breast Cancer Screening Should Start At 40

Mammography screening should start when a woman is 40 years old, and should be offered yearly from that age, says the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The new guidelines are in response to the USA's high breast cancer rate, ACOG added that the death rate can be significantly reduced if breast cancer is detected early.