Each year, over 40 million screening mammograms are performed in the United States as more people are recognizing the vital role they play in early detection. If you have yet to experience a mammogram screening, we will discuss what to expect when you get a mammogram.
When it comes to breast cancer, regular screening tests are a woman’s first line of defense in discovering breast cancer or breast abnormalities during the early stages before progression. Early detection through screening has given women—and men—a fighting chance in beating breast cancer. With that being said, there’s still a lot of uncertainty about when people should actually start undergoing preventative screenings for breast cancer. Oftentimes we get patients asking the age-old question: “When should I get a mammogram”? Here’s some more information on the topic.
A mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breast. Doctors […]