Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

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  • The Br east Cancer S creening Guidelines

  • A c c o r d i n g t o t h e 2 0 1 5 J A M A j o u r n a l t h e r e i s n o w g r e a t e r

    e m p h a s i s o n :

    E s t i m a t i n g h a r m s a s s o c i a t ew i t h s c r e e n i n g ;

    2 . A s s e s s i n g t h e b a l a n c e o f b e n e f i t s a n d h a r m s ;

    3 . S u p p o r t i n g t h e i n t e r p l a y a m o n g v a l u e s , p r e f e r e n c e s ,

    n f o r m e d d e c i s i o n m a k i n g a n dr e c o m m e n d a t i o n s .

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    http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2463262

  • The Guidelines

  • Women between 40 and 44 have the option to start screening with a mammogram every year.

  • Women 45 to 54 should get mammograms every year.

  • Women 55 and older can switch to a mammogram every other year , or they can choose to continue

    yearly mammograms.

  • A c c o r d i n g t o t h e b r e a s t c a n c e r s c r e e n i n g g u i d e l i n e s w o m e n w h o a r e a t h i g h r i s k f o r b r e a s t c a n c e r b a s e d o n c e r t a i n

    f a c t o r s s h o u l d g e t a n M R I a n d a m a m m o g r a m e v e r y y e a r .

  • T h i s i n c l u d e s w o m e n w h o h a v e a l i f e t i m e r i s k o f b r e a s t c a n c e r o f a p p r o x i m a t e l y 2 0 t o 2 5 p e r c e n t o r g r e a t e r ,

    a c c o r d i n g t o r i s k a s s e s s m e n t t o o l s t h a t a r e b a s e d m a i n l y o n f a m i l y h i s t o r y s u c h a s :

  • H a v e a k n o w n B R C A 1 o r B R C A 2 g e n e m u t a t i o n

    H a v e a f i r s t - d e g r e e r e l a t i v e ( p a r e n t , b r o t h e r , s i s t e r o r c h i l d ) w i t h a h i s t o r y o f b r e a s t c a n c e r

    H a d r a d i a t i o n t h e r a p y t o t h e c h e s t w h e n t h e y w e r e b e t w e e n t h e a g e s o f 1 0 a n d 3 0 y e a r s

    H a v e L i - F r a u m e n i s y n d r o m e , C o w d e n s y n d r o m e , o r B a n n a y a n - R i l e y - R u v a l c a b a s y n d r o m e o r h a v e f i r s t - d e g r e e

    r e l a t i v e s w i t h o n e o f t h e s e s y n d r o m e s

  • T h e s e g u i d e l i n e s a r e f o r w o m e n a t a v e r a g e r i s k f o r b r e a s t c a n c e r . A w o m a n a t v e r a g e r i s k d o e s n o t h a v e a p e r s o n a l h i s t o r y o f b r e a s t c a n c e r , a f a m i l y h i s t o r y o f

    b r e a s t c a n c e r , a g e n e t i c u t a t i o n k n o w n t o i n c r e a s e t h e r i s k o f b r e a s t c a n c e r

    s u c h a s B R C A ) a n d h a s n o t a d c h e s t r a d i a t i o n t h e r a p y

    b e f o r e t h e a g e o f 3 0 .

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  • T h e a i m o f t h e s e b r e a s t c a n c e r s c r e e n i n g g u i d e l i n e s

    i s t o m a x i m i z e t h e r e d u c t i o n o f b r e a s t c a n c e r m o r t a l i t y

    a n d t o f i n d c a n c e r a s e a r l y a s p o s s i b l e .

    https://www.provistadx.com/blog/breast-cancer-survival-stage-at-diagnosis

  • T h e s e g u i d e l i n e s w e r e c r e a t e d s o t h a t a l l w o m e n

    [ c a n ] u n d e r s t a n d w h a t a a m m o g r a m c a n a n d c a n n o t

    d o .

    h i s h i g h l i g h t s t h e f a c t t h a t o u g h m a m m o g r a p h y h a s i t s s t r e n g t h s , i t a l s o h a s i t s

    w e a k n e s s e s .

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    Tt h

    https://www.provistadx.com/blog/can-complementing-mammography-change-how-we-detect-breast-cancer

  • How can we improve Mammography?

    Click here to learn more!

    https://www.provistadx.com/breast-cancer-detection?__hssc=170293183.4.1492003205937&__hstc=170293183.6c6a4045a0c0721faaf9ba6c5ce7093a.1474485119371.1491847033301.1492003205937.141&__hsfp=1431223577&hsCtaTracking=8cb0d50b-77a9-4dba-8608-96f61e264b01%7C723e23fe-ff43-4cbc-a1bf-11c990ec2efb