Mammograms are the imaging test of choice for women and its simple to see why. Mammography is important because it helps catch breast cancer before symptoms appear which can help increase success rates. There are various women’s imaging scans to choose from, including two type of mammograms. Let’s take a closer look at the differences between 3D-mammography and traditional mammography.
Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis shakes your entire world and rearranges everything you believed was set. The shock that comes after a diagnosis takes time to overcome; you’ll also need time to process all of the information that comes with an initial diagnosis.
At first, everything that you’re told may seem jumbled or like a complete blur, which can be stressful when you’re trying to stay informed and make the right choice for you and your family. Take some time to yourself and then go back to your doctor with loads […]
Breast cancer awareness is usually focused on gaining momentum to help fight breast cancer using fundraisers, contests, and other ways to raise money to fund research. However, one aspect of breast cancer that is sometimes pushed to the side is how to support people who are already going through it. It can be a tricky ocean to navigate when someone you are close to tells you they have breast cancer, but here are 5 excellent ways to show your support for them.
Tip #1: Be honest
People who are going through […]
This year, National Women’s Health Week 2020 is celebrated during the week of May 10 to May 16. We invite you to join us throughout Women’s Health Week 2020 as we bring attention to the importance of health among mothers, daughters, sisters, girlfriends, etc. At Rosetta, we want to encourage women and girls to make their health a top priority. So, we are sharing four impactful ways that you can get involved in this important week for both women and girls.
Mammograms are the best mode of identifying breast cancer. By detecting a tumor before it produces symptoms, women are given a better chance to fight it at an earlier stage before it has progressed. One of the most common questions women ask prior to undergoing a mammogram is: “are mammograms painful?” In this article, we will discuss how mammograms work and answer the burning question about whether they hurt or not.
What is a mammogram?
A mammogram is the best imaging tool […]
While mammograms are necessary to staying proactive, we understand they can be an intimidating and often uncomfortable scan. Whether it's the actual procedure or waiting for results from your radiologists, mammograms can bring about anxiety in any patient. Here are a few tips from our team at Rosetta Radiology on how to stay calm during a mammogram.
Cancer can be difficult for the families and friends involved, but especially for the cancer patient. Watching a loved-one fight cancer can be frustrating, disheartening, and emotionally draining. Through the battle of breast cancer, the best thing you can do to help fight it is offering your support. Our teat at Rosetta Radiology has three tips that will help you and your loved one fight cancer and stay strong.
Mammograms are the most popular women's imaging scan, but certain factors may infer that another imaging scan may be best. For women that are at higher risk or with dense breasts, alternative women's imaging methods like ultrasound has proven to be best according to various studies. Let's take a closer look at why ultrasound is often best when screening dense breasts.
With genetics and age being just two of the factors for increased risk for breast cancer, there are various concerns many women may have about this potentially deadly cancer. While some of these risk factors are simply inherited, a new study may show that alcohol intake may play a role an increased breast cancer risk.
Chemo is brutal, and there’s no way around that. It sucks, but we all want to make it the best possible experience for anyone going through chemo. Limiting the amount of discomfort and just helping someone out in need is the goal. Having a friend or a family member who’s going through it is tough for everyone involved, and you’ll find yourself wondering what you can do to help make this difficult situation just a little bit easier for your loved one. There are lots of different things you can do to help your loved one through chemotherapy, […]