Mammography Screening Age and Frequency Guidelines

Women’s Life Imaging Center recommends that women have annual screening mammograms starting at age 40. These recommendations are supported by:

• American College of Radiology (ACR)

• American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG)

• Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)


In addition the ACR sponsors an informative website called:

• Mammography Saves Lives


Two other great resources are:

• Radiologyinfo.org.

• American Cancer Society

Bone Density and Osteoporosis Resources

For more information about bone density testing and bone-related health, contact:

• NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center

• National Osteoporosis Foundation.

Breast cancer risk assessment tool

Here's a great tool to assess your risk for breast cancer:

www.cancer.gov/bcrisktool