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After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S. When it comes to screening for breast cancer, mammograms are still the gold standard for early detection. But changing guidelines and competing recommendations on when to start screening has caused confusion for many women. Recently, The American Society of Breast Surgeons weighed in, calling for a breast cancer risk assessment for all women over 25. In addition, The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends a return to the traditional screening age of 40 for average-risk women and earlier annual screening for those at higher risk for the disease.
On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Amy Degnim, a Mayo Clinic breast cancer surgeon, will discuss screening guidelines and advances in breast cancer surgery. Also on the program, Dr. Bradley Boeve, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, will explain progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain disease. And Dr. Shanda Blackmon, a Mayo Clinic general thoracic surgeon, will discuss treatment for esophageal cancer.
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