Sarah Cannon - October 20, 2015

Dr. Erika Hamilton, Associate Director of the Breast Cancer and Gynecologic Cancer Research Program at Sarah Cannon Research Institute, addresses new screening guidelines for breast cancer from the American Cancer Society. The new 2015 guidelines change the recommended starting age for annual mammograms from 40 to 45 years old, and also state that women can forego routine breast exams by physicians. Dr. Hamilton appeared on CNN to address these new recommendations and discuss the importance of mammograms in detecting breast cancer, emphasizing the impact early detection can have on treatment plans.

Dr. Hamilton on CNN

It is important to know that the information in this post, including Sarah Cannon’s recommendations for screening, is accurate as of the publishing date.