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
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
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