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Changing Mammogram Guidelines: What should I do now?

posted on WED, MAY 11 2016 by Center for Diagnostic Imaging

Conventional wisdom had women starting the yearly mammogram routine at age 40. In 2015, the American Cancer Society muddied the waters by offering new guidelines. The recommendation to wait until 45 to start the yearly routine left many women wondering what to do. Hear from Dr. Hayley Sheldon, a breast and body radiologist for CDI about our recommendations when it comes to mammograms:

About Dr. Sheldon
Hayley I. Sheldon, M.D. is a board certified body and breast radiologist at Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area of Minnesota. She specializes in body imaging and injection procedures to help patients manage joint and back pain. Dr. Sheldon has additional expertise in breast imaging and interventional procedures, including breast MRI, breast MRI biopsies, mammography and breast biopsies. Read her full bio here.

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