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ln this photo taken Wednesday Sept. 14, 2011, Dr. Karen Lindsfor, a professor of radiology and chief of breast imaging at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, examines the mammogram of a patient with heterogeneously dense breast tissue, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

(Bloomberg)–The American Cancer Society changed its guidelines for early breast cancer detection, recommending that women wait until age 45 instead of 40 to start annual mammograms, then slow the pace at 55 to screenings every other year.

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