SPOTLIGHT: Task force recommends delaying mammograms

Right now, women over age 40 are encouraged to have mammograms. However, the U.S. Preventive Services Task force will recommend this week that this standard be changed. The group's conclusion, which has been challenged by cancer groups, is that if all women got routine mammograms beginning at age 40, the potential for harm would outweigh the benefits of such testing. Article

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