"Return to Mammography Care" Toolkit

To allow recommended cleaning and avoid overcrowding, many mammography sites reduced daily appointments after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-recommended non-urgent care shutdown ended in July 2020. Availability issues may have led many women to skip their 2020 mammogram. This may cause a March-May 2021 drop in necessary screening – as women who missed their 2020 test may forego their 2021 exam as well. Let’s not let this happen.

The ACR offers this toolkit of free, downloadable and customizable resources to help and your referring providers explain to women why and how it is necessary and safe to #ReturnToCare for yearly mammograms. This toolkit includes:

Cut Through the Confusion About Mammograms



Mammography Saves Lives explains why women 40 and older should speak with their doctor about getting an annual mammogram.

Mammography Saves Lives