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Archived: Breast Cancer: Screening, 2002
Original Release Date: January 2002
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Summary of Recommendations
|Women, 40 and Older|
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening mammography, with or without clinical breast examination (CBE), every 1-2 years for women aged 40 and older.
The USPSTF concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against routine CBE alone to screen for breast cancer.
The USPSTF concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against teaching or performing routine breast self-examination (BSE).
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Breast Cancer: Screening, 2002. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2019.