For women, breast exams using mammography
after 40 years old is recommended.
If you are 18 to 39 years old, talk to their
primary care provider and ask for a Formal Risk
Assessment to see if any screening is needed.
Make sure your care provider is giving you a
breast exam starting at age 25.
It’s also a good idea to be familiar with how
your breasts look and feel so you can report
any changes to your care provider.
If you are 75 and older, a mammogram is
recommended every year if life expectancy is
greater than five to seven years (based on age
or multiple chronic conditions determined by