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.
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 […]
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.
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, […]
I’m sure you’ve heard of some celebs like Angelina Jolie’s battle with cancer, but here are some celebrities that you might not have realized have fought breast cancer.
There is a lot of speculation going around that mammograms do not help women. This is simply not true: the facts show otherwise. Did you know that 75% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of the disease or any knowledge of other factors that would put them at risk. Thus, it is important to continue your yearly appointments.
Annual mammograms should begin at 40, as suggested by every major American medical organization, because 1/6 breast cancers occur to women between the ages of 40 and 50-years-old.
If you would […]
Some celebrities have taken it upon themselves to encourage women to get mammograms. Although the public doesn’t think about it a lot, many celebrities have unfortunately been diagnosed with breast cancer or know someone in their family who has. Thus, they want their fans to be aware an early detection of breast cancer can save lives.
1. Sandra Lee
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Sandra Lee is a famous televised celebrity chef and author from Santa Monica, CA. Sandra […]