Up to 90,000 women with a family history of disease should have annual exams ...

Calls to cut age for breast scans: Up to 90,000 women with a family history of disease should have annual exams from 35 years old, study says Study suggests estimated 86,000 women in late 30s would benefit from yearly screenings The research was led by the University of Manchester and funded by the Breast Cancer Now charity Currently women are eligible for a scan due to their family history from age of 40

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 00:35 GMT, 11 February 2019 | Updated: 00:39 GMT, 11 February 2019

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Thousands  of women with a family history of breast cancer should have annual scans from the age of 35, researchers say.

At the moment women are eligible for a scan due to their family history from the age of 40.

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