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3D Mammography: The Key to Early Breast Cancer Detection

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and if you've been putting off having a mammogram performed, now is a great time to get it done. The American Cancer Society says women should begin having annual mammograms every year beginning at age 45, or earlier for women who have increased risks for breast cancer or who wish to have them performed bet...
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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month , an annual event that increases awareness of the disease and promotes the early detection of breast cancer through mammography. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month began in 1985 when the American Academy of Family Physicians , AstraZeneca Healthcare Foundation and several other sponsors collabor...
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You Deserve the Benefits of a 3D Mammogram

You Deserve the Benefits of a 3D Mammogram
This year your physician may suggest you make a change. Instead of a traditional mammogram, the type you have read about or experienced for yourself at a radiology center, the doctor may want to take advantage of emerging technology that provides a more comprehensive and in-depth view of breast tissue.  About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed wit...
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Do You Drink Alcohol? You Could Be Putting Yourself at Serious Risk for Breast Cancer

Do You Drink Alcohol? You Could Be Putting Yourself at Serious Risk for Breast Cancer
Diagnostic imaging tools like MRI scans and 3D mammograms can reveal breast cancer, but they can't tell you how or why that cancer developed. Now, a new study sheds light on one major possible source of invasive breast cancer: alcohol. The connection between alcohol consumption and cancer was officially declared a threat by the World Health Or...
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Types of Mammography and How They Differ

Types of Mammography and How They Differ
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, and about one in eight American women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2015, an estimated 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women, along with 60,290 new cases of non-invasive b...
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Everything You Should Know Before Going for a Mammogram

Everything You Should Know Before Going for a Mammogram
Early detection is the most crucial part of preventing breast cancer, one of the most common forms of cancer in women. In fact, about 12% of women will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime -- most of which can be caught early on through routine mammograms. Here is everything you should know about 3D mammography tomosynthesis in o...
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The Shocking Truths About Breast Cancer - How a 3D Mammogram Can Save Your Life

The Shocking Truths About Breast Cancer - How a 3D Mammogram Can Save Your Life
​Breast cancer is a serious health concern that does not discriminate against age or even gender. In fact, experts expect over 2,350 cases of breast cancer for men in the year 2015. For women especially, however, the risk is exponentially greater: about 12% of U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer at some point in her lifetime. To decrease...
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What is Breast Density & Why is it Important?

What is Breast Density & Why is it Important?
Breast density measures the amount of fatty, glandular and fibrous tissue in the breast. A dense breast consists of more glandular and fibrous tissue than fat. It is not a measure of breast firmness; therefore, a mammogram is the only way to determine your density. Dense tissue is relatively common and found in more than forty percent (40%) of wome...
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