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New USPSTF Mammogram Guidelines

breast imaging center at the Breast Center at CARTI

Mammography plays a vital role in reducing the rate of mortality from breast cancer. However, breast cancer remains a leading cause of cancer death among women. Early detection of breast cancer significantly increases a woman’s likelihood of survival from the disease. Recent guidelines from the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) lower the age for initial screening, but do they go far enough? CARTI’s Stacy Smith-Foley, M.D., discussed the changes with Arkansas Style’s Nichole Niemann. Watch the full interview here.