Breast Health Care for Women Under 40: Discerning the Risk and Taking Action

by | Jul 27, 2022

According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly 8.2% of new breast cancer cases occur in women ages 35-44 and 19.2% in women ages 45-54.1. Given this, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) recommend that every woman should have a breast cancer risk assessment at age 30 to determine whether she is high risk and warrants earlier and/or more aggressive screening for breast cancer.