Screening mammograms are recommended every year if you are between 30-74 and at least one of the following applies to you:
- You have a very strong family history1 of breast cancer
- You are a known BRCA1 or BRCA2 carrier or other pathogenic gene variant carrier2
- You are an untested family member of a BRCA1 or BRCA 2 carrier or other pathogenic gene variant carrier2
Screening mammograms are also recommended every year if you are between 25-74 and have had prior thoracic radiation at 10-30 years of age3. Please speak with your health care provider or the Late Effects, Assessment & Follow-Up Program
for more information and referral.
12 cases of breast cancer in close female relatives (mother, sister, daughter, aunt, grandmother, or great-aunt) on the same side of the family, both diagnosed before age 50.
2Gene variants include ATM, CDH1, CHEK2, NBN, NF1, PALB2, PTEN, STK11, TP53, or others as identified by HCP.
3Typically refers to chest wall radiation therapy for pediatric and adolescent cancers.