Ana Maria Lopez, MD
For women at average risk for breast cancer who are between the ages of 40 and 49 years, clinicians should have a personalized approach on whether their patients should be screened with mammography prior to the age of 50, according to a new evidence-based guidance statement issued by the American College of Physicians (ACP).1
- Qaseem A, Lin JS, Mustafa RA, et al. Screening for breast cancer in average-risk women: a guidance statement from the American College of Physicians [published online ahead of print April 9, 2019]. Ann Inter Med. https://bit.ly/2IlX8LR.
- ACP Issues Guidance Statement for Breast Cancer Screening of Average-Risk Women. American College of Physicians. Published April 8, 2019. https://bit.ly/2uR7yLn. Accessed April 8, 2019.
- Elmore JG, Lee CI. A guide to a guidance statement on screening guidelines [published online ahead of print April 9, 2019]. Ann Inter Med. https://bit.ly/2U4V6BT.
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