Harvard Women's Health Watch
Should you still have mammograms after age 75?
The decision depends on several factors, including your breast cancer risk, life expectancy, and personal preferences. As you get older, your body isnít the only thing thatís changing. So are the guidelines for taking care of it. Breast cancer screening guidelines are a case in point. The current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines recommend a mammogram every two years for women ages 50 to 75 with an average risk of