ACR, SBI Continue to Recommend Annual Mammograms Beginning at Age 40
Rye Radiology, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) agree with statements made by Pace and Keating, in their recent article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), that women should discuss mammography with their doctor
and breast cancer diagnosis and treatment may one day be more individualized. However, at present, breast cancer screening based primarily on risk — as discussed in the JAMA article — would miss the overwhelming majority of breast cancers present in women and result in thousands of unnecessary deaths each year.
Please see the American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging’s response to JAMA’s article on breast cancer screening for more information and the complete article.