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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
A mammogram, put simply, is […]
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.
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.