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Inspiring Breast Cancer Survival Stories

Breast cancer affects women all across the world. It does not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, or social status. But one thing many woman diagnosed with breast cancer have is their overwhelming will to survive, even with all the odds stacked against them. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here are just a couple inspiring ways women beat the odds in the face of breast cancer.

Surviving Breast Cancer As A Single Parent

Being a single parent is difficult enough without also having to fight for your life against breast cancer. Learning you have cancer as […]

2019-10-11T18:05:56+00:00October 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Inspiring Breast Cancer Survival Stories
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Mammogram FAQ’s: All Your Questions Answered

Mammograms are the most common type of women’s imaging used to diagnose and screen for breast cancer. Still, if you’ve never had a mammogram before, chances are you have some questions about the process. Below, we’ll take a look at the most commonly asked questions about mammograms.

What are the benefits of a mammogram?

Mammograms are the single best diagnostic tool available to detect breast cancer well before any symptoms appear. Early detection of breast cancer helps give a woman more choices for treatment as well as a better chance of fighting their breast cancer than they would have if […]

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3 Women’s Imaging Procedures & How They Work

Women have different needs when it comes to diagnostic imaging. Because of the types of diseases and conditions that are more commonly found in women, there are imaging procedures that are specific to those diseases. In this article, we’ll talk about the three most common imaging procedures for women, including how they work, what to expect, and where to go to get the procedure.  

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Mammography is a woman’s best shot at early detection for breast cancer. Mammograms can often detect cancer in the breast years before it would present any symptoms.

What is a mammogram?

A mammogram, put simply, is […]

How Does 3D Mammography Vary From Traditional Exams

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.

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Hospital vs Outpatient Imaging Center: Which One’s Right For You?

When a doctor recommends an MRI scan, the first question you'll need to ask yourself is where you want to get your imaging procedure done- a hospital or an outpatient imaging center.  Where you decide to go for your procedure is an important decision and can vary from patient to patient. When it comes to an imaging center, we want you to feel as comfortable as possible, but we know it may not be the right decision in your effort to heal. There are various benefits to each so we are here to provide you with the tools to make the best decision. 

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Ultrasound: The Screening Method For Dense Breasts

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. 

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One Drink A Day May Increase Breast Cancer Risk

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.

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How Dense Are You?

During the month of October, many women find themselves asking this question…and no, it’s not to their husbands! Breast density is rated on a 1-4 scale (4 being the most dense) “using the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) of the American College of Radiology,” and out of all women, about half fall into categories 3 and 4.

What makes dense breasts dense?

Remember breasts are not just for catching the attention of the cute guy across the bar or to drain your wallet with expensive bras; they’re glands, and their primary use is to produce milk.

The fibro-glandular tissue surrounding the milk-producing […]

Breast Density Notification Laws

“The California law mandates written notification to women, after screening mammography, of their tissue density and the need to discuss screening options with their primary care physicians.” When about 50% of women who have a screening have dense breasts, it’s certainly important to understand how that affects the results of that screening.

Most women respond with: “What do I do now?” or “Does this mean that I am likely to get breast cancer?” The answers, respectively, are: talk with your doctor, and no. The whole idea behind offering patients this information is to start the discussion to create an individualized plan […]

Breast Cancer Awareness May Be Ending…

url But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t stay aware.

As we welcome November, it’s important to remember that Breast Cancer Awareness Month should be every month.

Even two girls, ages 12 and 13, understood the importance of breast cancer awareness when they challenged the school’s band on the, now popular, I (heart) Boobies! bracelets.

The case was taken all the way to the Supreme Court, who agreed that the bracelets weren’t disruptive but supportive.

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Get a mammogram or breast MRI to keep yourself informed, […]