Table 1: Summary of breast cancer screening recommendations from various medical groups.

Organization Begin and frequency End
ACR [14], SBI [15], ACOG [16] 40: Annual Individually decided
ACS [17] 40-44: Optional
45-54: Annual
55: Annual or biennial
Life expectancy < 10 years
USPSTF [18] 40-49: Individual choice 50-74: Biennial 75

ACR: American College of Radiology; SBI: Society of Breast Imaging; ACOG: American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; ACS: American Cancer Society; USPSTF: US Preventive Services Task Force.