From: Qaseem A, Lin JS, Mustafa RA, Horwitch CA, Wilt TJ; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Screening for breast cancer in average-risk women: a guidance statement from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:547-60. doi:10.7326/M18-2147
personal history of breast cancer;
previously diagnosed high-risk breast lesion;
any genetic mutation known to increase the risk for breast cancer; or
history of exposure to radiation to the chest in childhood.
What is my personal risk for breast cancer?
When should I start screening for breast cancer?
What are the benefits of screening, and do they vary by age?
What harms from breast cancer screening should I consider?
If I undergo screening, how often should I be screened?
When should I stop breast cancer screening?
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Breast Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Women. Ann Intern Med. [Epub ahead of print 9 April 2019]170:I–18. doi: 10.7326/P19-0007
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