Though such testing is standard in the U.S. for that age group with a family history, women in Europe who have an intermediate family risk are not always offered screening if they are under 50.
British researchers followed 6,710 women under
50 who had a moderate breast cancer risk — meaning women who meet
criteria such as having one close female relative who had breast cancer
in her 40s or younger. Such woman have double to triple the risk of
having breast cancer as the average woman... Read More