Full text of current ACS recommendations (and rationale) for breast cancer screening is available here.
Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines
The American Cancer Society guidelines for early detection of breast cancer consist of a combination of regular clinical breast examination (CBE) and counseling to raise awareness of breast cancer symptoms for women beginning in their 20s and annual mammography beginning at age 40.
The ACS cancer screening guidelines for the early detection of breast cancer are currently being updated. If you want to know more, contact us at ACSGuidelines@cancer.org.
American Cancer Society Guidelines for Breast Screening with MRI as an Adjunct to Mammography (2007)
Full text of current ACS recommendations (and rationale) for breast screening with MRI as an adjunct to mammography in women at high risk is available here.
View a summary chart of current ACS recommendations for breast MRI screening as an adjunct to mammography for women in different risk categories.
Review a consumer-friendly version of the American Cancer Society's screening guidelines for breast cancer, as well as information on risk factors and methods of reducing risk.
View supplementary materials accompanying the MRI screening recommendations describing several models that can estimate risk based on complex family histories and assist clinicians in estimating breast cancer risk or the likelihood that a BRCA mutation is present.