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The Difference Between Digital Mammography and Film Mammography

The Difference Between Digital Mammography and Film Mammography

by Stephanie Meadows
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women, and the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States. In fact, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast examinations and screenings are an important way for women to participate in their healthcare for the detection of breast cancer. Forty percent of breast cancer cases are first detected when the woman feels a lump in her breast, according to Johns Hopkins Medical Center. If you feel a lump, it is crucial that you go to the doctor to get a mammogram to get checked out.

Cancer Awareness Month: How Can Imaging Help Diagnose Cancer

Cancer Awareness Month: How Can Imaging Help Diagnose Cancer

by Yenny (SU)
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. At Independent Imaging, we understand the importance of regular cancer screenings and using advanced imaging systems to help diagnose and treat a wide range of cancers, including prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among men in the US. Slow growing, prostate cancer occurs in a man’s prostate gland, a walnut-sized organ that is located just below the bladder and in front of the rectum.

Could MRI Be the New Answer for Prostate Cancer Screening?

Could MRI Be the New Answer for Prostate Cancer Screening?

by ih-ini admin
As digital imaging improves, it is becoming the most effective way to detect abnormalities in the body, including cancer. MRI may soon be the best method for prostate cancer screening and monitoring.

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