X-Ray Consultants Critical of U.S. Panel’s Mammography Advice

Local physician group continues to follow American Cancer Society guidelines

Controversial new mammography guidelines won’t change the breast cancer screening approach at local radiology group X-Ray Consultants (XRC). The guidelines, recently issued by the government-sponsored U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommend against all commonly accepted routine breast cancer screening methods for average-risk women in their 40s, including mammography and breast self exams (BSE).