Mammography  Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines  QA
Learn more about Johns Hopkins breast cancer services at hopkinsmedicine.org/breastcenter. Johns Hopkins breast imaging expert Dr. Cecilia Brennecke explains screening mammography guidelines and what to expect. To schedule a mammogram with Johns Hopkins Imaging, call 410-735-7100. Learn more about Johns Hopkins Imaging locations and services: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/imaging. Questions answered: 1. What is the difference between screening mammography and diagnostic mammography? (0:37) 2. What are the benefits of screen mammmography? (1:10) 3. What are the current recommendations from Johns Hopkins for when to begin and how often to have a screening mammogram? (1:53) 4. What are the recommendations for screening mammograms? (2:26) 5. How do certain risk factors influence the recommendations of when and how often to have a screening mammogram? (3:43) 6. What is a false positive mammography result and how can they be avoided? (5:31) 7. How can 3D mammography or tomosynthesis help with avoiding false positives? (6:57) 8. Should one be concerned about radiation exposure with annual mammogram testing? (7:49) 9. What is the importance of sub-specialized breast radiologists reading mammograms? (8:46)