This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: They now recommend against routine screening of women aged 40 to49 years of age (however, screening prior to 50 should be an individual one, taking account of patient context and patient values regarding specific benefits and harms), and recommend biennial screening mammography for all women aged 50 to 74 years of age; provides an “I statement” regarding screening women over 75 years of age. They now recommend against teaching breast self-examinations, replacing the sufficient statement of insufficient evidence. Primary resource: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf09/breastcancer/brcanrs.pdf...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PAS 600 - 601 taught by Professor Garrubba during the Fall '10 term at Chatham University.
- Fall '10