Breast cancer is one of the most common causes of death for women in their 40s in the United States. Individualized risk assessment plays an important role when making decisions about screening mammography, especially for women 49 years of age or younger. The purpose of this guideline is to present the available evidence for screening mammography in women 40 to 49 years of age and to increase clinicians' understanding of the benefits and risks of screening mammography.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Annals of internal medicine|
|State||Published - Apr 3 2007|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine