baseline mammogram

baseline mammogram

The first mammogram obtained at a certain age, ideally—per the American Cancer Institute—from age 35 to 40 which, if regarded as within normal limits, is used as a point of comparison with future mammograms.
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For most women, regular self-exams, a baseline mammogram between 35 and 40 years old and yearly mammograms after 40 are the best means of early detection.
Get a baseline mammogram at age 40 or 50 (we debate this, as do many organizations); then every two years after that.
Breast density--established with a baseline mammogram is a key factor in the authors' algorithmic approach.
Her project, 33 Dresses, launched in 2012 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer during her baseline mammogram at age 40.
If a woman has no family history or findings on physical examination, I recommend a baseline mammogram at age 35 years, with no more until age 40 years, and then a mammogram every year thereafter.
According to her, it was recommended that women have their first mammogram at age the of 40 and yearly from the age of 50 while a woman with a family history of breast cancer may have a baseline mammogram even before the age of 40.
In 1985, I had had a baseline mammogram followed by biannual screenings.
Therefore, it is important to bear in mind that ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) may present with multifocal or multicentric disease (as demonstrated in our first case), which implies that all visible lesions should be biopsied and that it is necessary to consider doing a single-view baseline mammogram in young patients with breast disease so that abnormal calcification patterns are not missed (highlighted in our second case).
Nancy Kosobucki was 40 years old and had two kids when her regular gynecologist told her that after 40 she needed a baseline mammogram followed by an annual one thereafter.
Researchers studied the association between mammographic density on the baseline mammogram and the subsequent risk of breast cancer, using data from three major Canadian studies.
The ACS recommendation had no scientific evidence to support it--there are absolutely no studies showing any benefit of a baseline mammogram in women under 40--but the ACS recommendations reached and influenced the majority of U.
LOS ANGELES -- Mathematical models commonly used to predict a woman's risk of developing breast cancer profoundly underestimated that risk in a British study of 3,170 subjects tracked for 5 years for evidence of cancer after a baseline mammogram.

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