Breast Cancer

When Should You Have a Mammogram?

Do you know when you should start breast cancer screenings? These are the American Cancer Society mammogram recommendations for women at average risk:  
  • Women between ages 40 and 44 have the option to start screening with a mammogram every year.
  • Women ages 45 to 54 should get mammograms every year.
  • Women ages 55 and older can switch to a mammogram every other year, or can choose to continue yearly mammograms.
Learn more about important health screenings for women