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a major shift in the American cancer society unimpressed cancer screening guidelines the organization on Tuesday pushing back the agent says women should start getting annual mammograms from forty to forty five , and recommending screening every other year after the age of fifty five when the disease spreads more slowly , they changed really resolved inaccurately body of evidence that shows mammograms may be more useful , then other women for example it may be more likely to produce a positive result international breast cancer diagnosis in older women between ages forty five and thirty five and younger women in those women it may be more likely to produce better known as a false positive that can lead to additional testing and the anxiety of a possible breast cancer diagnosis , right after the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the U. S. , each year two hundred thousand women are diagnosed with it and forty thousand die , her critics argued that mammograms are largely perform too early and too often , the new guidelines try to correct them , but do not apply to women who are at risk like Angelina Jolie who underwent a double mastectomy in her late thirties after discovering she carried the Bronco one cancer gene new guidelines are really for women who are average restaurant , I does not apply to women who have close family relatives with a history of breast cancer or women who may have a genetic predisposition progress , the cancer society because women should still have the option to have a mammogram at age forty