Breast Cancer

Frequently Asked Questions

17. How often should I have a mammogram?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends a screening mammography for women 50-74 years every two years.

The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the benefits and harms of screening mammography in women 75 years and older.

Learn more about the USPSTF recommendations here.

(Watch the video to learn about digital mammography and dense breasts. To enlarge the video, click the brackets in the lower right-hand corner. To reduce the video, press the Escape (Esc) button on your keyboard.)