Recommendation Statement From USPSTF: Screening for Breast Cancer

US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)


December 17, 2009

In This Article

Clinical Summary of the USPSTF Recommendation

This document is a summary of the 2009 recommendation of the USPSTF on screening for breast cancer. It is intended for use by primary care clinicians. A summary was first published in Annals of Internal Medicine on November 17, 2009. (Ann Intern Med 2009;151:716-726.) This summary reflects the USPSTF's December 2009 update of the recommendation language (See Table 1 and Table 2 ).


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