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.
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.
When people think of mammograms, they often think of women. Contrary to what many people might think, breast cancer affects both genders. While they only make up 1% of the breast cancer cases in the US, a mammography is recommended for men who may be at high risk or experience some of the symptoms.
When people think of X-rays, they initially think about bones. But when you take a closer look into this diagnostic imaging scan, there is a lot more to it than meets the eye. X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation that takes internal images of the body by using a broad range of wavelength frequencies. Here’s some facts you probably didn’t know about x-rays that might even surprise you.
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.