In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force revised its mammography screening guidelines, recommending that routine breast cancer screening should begin at age 50 instead of age 40. They suggested an individualized approach for women between the ages of 40 and 49 and cited insufficient evidence for screening women aged 75 and older.
The occurrence of autism spectrum disorder in American kids increased between 2018 and 2020, sustaining a long-term pattern, as per a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Thursday. In 2020, it was estimated that one in 36 8-year-olds had autism, a rise from one in 44 in 2018. The prevalence was about 4 percent in boys and 1 percent in girls.
According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. The organization provides regular updates on CRC statistics based on data from population-based cancer registries and the National Center for Health Statistics.