CDC Issues Recommendations for Screening Mammograms Before and After Receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine

CDC Issues Recommendations for Screening Mammograms Before and After Receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine

On March 15, 2021 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued recommendations to healthcare providers about getting screening mammograms before or after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Due to documented lymphadenopathy following receipt of the COVID-19 vaccine. The concern is that this lymphadenopathy may show up on mammograms and be difficult to distinguish between a vaccine-related finding and possible breast cancer. Here are the latest recommendations from CDC.