Mammograms are an important tool in the early detection of breast cancer, and there are two main types: 2D and 3D (“D” stands for “dimensional”). Traditional 2D mammograms can be difficult to fully interpret, so they often lead to false positives and unnecessary biopsies. 3D mammography (also called tomosynthesis) uses more advanced technology – andRead More
What Is Advanced Imaging?
Doctors may request advanced medical imaging if a patient has unexplained pain or other symptoms that the physician wants to investigate further. Advanced imaging includes one or more special diagnostic tests that allow for visualization of the internal organs and structures of the body. It is the cornerstone of medical diagnostics, and it is vitalRead More
How a Women’s Physician Can Help Prevent Breast Cancer
As the world’s most prevalent form of cancer, breast cancer accounted for about 12.5% of all cancer cases diagnosed in 2020. It is the second most common cancer in women, with the odds of 1 in 8 women developing the disease at some point in their lives. However, consulting a women’s physician, implementing preventive measures,Read More
Why Should You Get a Mammogram Screening Every Year?
Breast cancer is one of today’s most pressing women’s health concerns, but routine mammography can help protect you. Here’s why annual mammogram screenings are beneficial and when you should start getting them. Breast Cancer Risk The American Cancer Society (ACS) reports that the average breast cancer risk for American women is about 13 percent. Annually,Read More
Diagnostic Testing in Primary Care
Your primary care physician requires many techniques to provide you with diagnoses and treatments for acute and chronic health conditions. This often includes diagnostic testing. At Starling Diagnostics, our radiologists partner with primary care doctors to precisely pinpoint and diagnose illnesses and injuries. What Is Diagnostic Testing? Diagnostic testing is a routine part of primaryRead More
How to Make Diagnostic Imaging Services Affordable for You and Your Family
With the cost of healthcare continuing to rise, it can make it increasingly difficult to afford the professional medical care you and your family require to stay healthy. The good news is, Starling Diagnostics offers a variety of affordable state-of-the-art imaging services to ensure you get the quality healthcare you deserve. Irrespective of age, diagnosticRead More
When Should You Have Your First and Last Mammogram?
A mammogram is a type of health screening recommended to women of a certain age. The goal of mammogram screenings is to detect early signs of breast cancer. If detected early, a woman with breast cancer has a good prognosis. A mammogram has the ability to detect breast cancer three years before other symptoms mayRead More
What Is an Abnormal Mammogram?
Getting a call from the doctor’s office saying you had an abnormal mammogram can be nerve-wracking. However, abnormal mammogram results do not necessarily mean breast cancer. Out of the millions of women who get a mammogram in any given year, many will receive abnormal results, but only about 10% of those women will require furtherRead More
Women’s Imaging and Interventions
The first step in diagnosing and treating neurological, musculoskeletal, and other women’s healthcare issues is utilizing radiological imaging. At Starling Diagnostics, we provide a wide range of advanced diagnostic services designed to provide the most comprehensive analysis, enabling our patients to receive the treatment they need in the most timely and effective manner. Depending onRead More
When Do You Need A Radiologist?
When a person experiences unexplained symptoms or pain, their physician will often order a diagnostic study to help determine the cause. Radiologists are doctors who use state of the art equipment to read and interpret medical images of inside the body. Correctly interpreted results allow your physician to diagnose, treat, and rule out a varietyRead More