Adapted from U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Recommendations and Guidelines from the NCCN Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis Guidelines 1.2014
Intermediate or High risk:
Risk factors include:
Clinical breast exam every 6-12 months. Breast awareness. Annual screening mammogram staggered with an annual breast MRI starting at age 30, or 10 years before the age of first-degree relative with breast cancer, or 8 years after radiation but not before age 25.
*Screening recommendations for women with higher than average risk is evolving. Individual risk should be discussed with your internist. If your risk is unclear, an internist may refer you to a breast cancer specialist (surgeon or oncologist) for further evaluation*