August 28, 2015 While the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says most women should get screening mammograms every two years, an NPR-Truven Health Analytics poll finds women think they should go every year.
A change in mammography guidelines could affect their cost for many women.
May 18, 2015 Under the Affordable Care Act, insurers must pay the full cost of preventive services blessed by an independent task force. An update for mammography could affect the cost for women in their 40s.
April 30, 2013 Teenagers and adults as old as 65 should get screened for HIV, new guidelines say. People at higher risk of infection, including men who have sex with men and people who use IV drugs, should get retested at least once a year.
A woman gets a mammogram in Putanges, France.
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March 19, 2013 Researchers suggest that guidelines for regular breast cancer screening should look beyond a woman's age. Dense breast tissue, a cancer risk factor, may be a reason to consider earlier screening with mammograms.
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