Significant scientific evidence supports recommendations to start annual mammograms at age 40. This approach saves more lives than delayed or less frequent screening. We hope that you find this information useful.

Start @ 40

Mammography Harms

JAMA — Consequences of False-Positive Screening Mammograms – Anxiety from false-positives is short-term with no lasting effects.

JAMA — Enthusiasm for Cancer Screening in the United States – Nearly all women who have a false-positive exam still endorse regular screening and want to know their status.

The Oncologist — Arguments Against Mammography Screening Continue to be Based on Faulty Science

Concerns Related to Commonly Reported Studies