To Screen or Not To Screen: Understanding the current Canadian Screening Guidelines for Breast Cancer
Under 50? Confused about whether you should have a regular mammogram? You are not alone!
In November 2011 the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) released their updated guidelines on breast cancer screening. The reaction was a heated debate on the pros and cons of mammography, with doctors, breast cancer organizations and breast cancer survivors on both sides of the issue.
Rethink Breast Cancer agrees with the CTFPHC guidelines and we’re here to help clear up any confusion around the question: Should I get screened?