For your next mammogram, you may want to choose a 3D mammography breast exam – also called breast tomosynthesis – which gives your doctor a highly detailed, three-dimensional image of your breast tissue. Not all imaging facilities offer this revolutionary scanning procedure. Let’s answer some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about 3D mammograms:Read More
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Women Have Gender-Specific Health Needs
Men and women both require certain health scans and tests in order to maintain optimum health. They both warrant lung checks, heart checks, and blood tests to check for cholesterol and diabetes. They also both warrants having a colonoscopy starting at around age 50. However, women need to have certain types of scans, specifically inRead 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
When Should You Visit a Women’s Health Doctor?
As a woman, you have unique health needs. Fortunately, gynecologists, obstetricians, and other professionals who focus on women’s health are available to address your health concerns. When You Turn 21 Schedule your first internal examination when you turn 21. For this exam, your doctor will use gloved fingers to assess for any abnormalities in yourRead More