Oncology & Cancer

Making sense of mammography guidelines

Experts agree that detecting breast cancer early offers a better outlook, but when to start screenings and how often to have them has changed repeatedly.

Oncology & Cancer

Women's wellness: Mammogram guidelines at Mayo Clinic

At Mayo Clinic, mammograms are offered to women beginning at 40 and continuing annually. When to begin mammogram screening and how often to repeat it is a personal decision based on your preferences.

Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer diagnosis by AI now as good as human experts

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. It accounts for 15% of all new cases in the country, and about one in eight women will be diagnosed with it during their lifetime. In the NHS, breast cancer screening routinely ...

Oncology & Cancer

Black, low-income women may not report barriers to care

(HealthDay)—Black women, women living in poverty, and those with higher levels of distrust are less likely to report barriers to timely screening mammography, according to a study published online Sept. 24 in Cancer.

Oncology & Cancer

Many breast cancer survivors not getting needed mammograms

(HealthDay)—After surviving a diagnosis of breast cancer, women still need regular screening. But many of them, especially black women, aren't getting the mammograms they need, a new study finds.

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