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Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations The United States Preventive Services Task Force External (USPSTF) is an organization made up of doctors and disease experts who look at research on the best way to prevent diseases and make recommendations on how doctors can help patients avoid diseases or find them early.

Mammography is the most common screening test for breast cancer. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be used to screen women who have a high risk of breast cancer. Whether a woman should be screened for breast cancer and the screening test to use depends on certain factors. Other screening tests have been or are being studied in clinical trials.

The American Cancer Society recommends that women undergo regular screening mammography for the early detection of breast cancer.

How would you know if you had breast cancer? Learn more about breast cancer detection, screening, testing, and diagnosis including mammograms, biopsies, and screening recommendations.