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|New U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Guidelines (2009)||Prior USPSTF Guidelines (2002)||American Cancer Society Guidelines|
|Mammograms Age 49 and younger Age 50–74 Age 75+ ||No routine screening. Screening may be considered on an individual basis, depending on patient context and patient's values regarding benefits and harms. |
Screening mammography every two years No recommendation
|Age 40+: Screening mammogram every 1–2 years.||Age 40+: Screening mammogram every year.|
|Digital mammography and MRI||No recommendation||No recommendation||Recommend annual MRI for women at high risk; women at moderate risk should discuss the option with health care provider|
|Breast self-exam||Recommends against health care providers teaching women to do self-exams||No recommendation||Age 20+: An option; recommend knowing how your breasts normally feel|
|Clinical breast exam||No recommendation||No recommendation||Age 20–39: About every 3 years Age 40+: Annually|