Diagnostic Imaging Blog

The latest news from the desk of our radiologists rss


Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Getting a 3D Mammogram

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Getting a 3D Mammogram

by Natalie (SU)
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and with each passing year the awareness of such an important topic continues to grow. It is estimated that 1 out of 8 women in the United States will get breast cancer at some point in their lives. Breast cancer is the leading cause of premature deaths among women, with more than 200,000 new cases being diagnosed each year. The good news is that if it is caught early, successful outcomes are much more likely. Advanced 3-D mammograms can often detect breast cancer far earlier than ever before. Research studies have shown that innovative imaging technology, such as 3D mammograms, have helped turn the tide, increasing the survivability of breast cancer. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we would like to remind you that getting a 3D mammogram is not only easy, it may just save your life.

How Often Should You Get a Mammogram?

How Often Should You Get a Mammogram?

by Shearly (SU)
According to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, deaths caused by breast cancer decreased by a whopping 38% between 1989 to 2014. This is largely due to more and more women becoming aware of breast cancer as well as self-checks for breasts and mammogram screening. Mammograms are an important breast cancer screening tool that has saved countless lives. If you are wondering how often you should get a mammogram, the American Cancer Society recommends women to get a mammogram every year, starting at age 45-54.

3D Mammograms – Benefits and When to Get One

3D Mammograms – Benefits and When to Get One

by ih-ini admin
3D mammograms improve the accuracy of results by 10%-30% when compared to traditional mammography. They only take a few seconds longer and produce superior image quality that makes it easier to spot abnormalities.

Benefits of Digital Mammography

Benefits of Digital Mammography

by ih-ini admin
Digital mammograms are faster and more accurate than traditional imaging. Learn more about the many benefits of this useful tool in breast cancer detection.

Tags

Alzeheimers Alzheimer's Bone Scans brain scan breast cancer children concussion CT dementia diagnostic diagnostic imaging digital imaging digital mammography Digital X-rays heart disease imaging Independent Imaging Lou Gehrig mammogram medical advancements medical imaging MRI PET PET scan prostate prostate cancer screening research scan superconducting coil X-rays abdomen accident alcohol ALS American College of Radiology accreditation Announcements anxiety athlete Awareness Benefits bladder Bone density scan Bone Scan Bone Scans Bone Testing brain damage breast cancer Breast Cancer Screenings CAD cancer Cancer Awareness Month cardiac child Children MRI Claustrophobia Closed MRI concussion Concussions CT CT scan delayed gastric emptying depression DEXA dexa bone density Dexa Bone Scan DEXA Scan diabetes Diagnostic Center Diagnostic Imaging Diagnostic Scans Diagnostic Services diagnostic testing Diagnostics digital digital imaging digital mammogram digital mammograms digital mammography Early detection ECG false positives Film Mammography fractures gastroparesis GERD gynecomastia head injury heart disease imaging Imaging Center Independent Imaging IVP X-ray kidneys Limitations Magnetic Resonance Angiography male gynecomastia mammogram Mammograms mammography medical history Medical Imaging MRA MRI MRI Adances MRI Claustrophobia MRI Scan MRI Scans neuroimaging news NIR Non-Contrast MRA Nuclear Imaging nuclear medicine nuclear medicine in Wellington Nuclear Technology Open MRI osteoporosis Osteoporosis Test outpatient imaging ovarian cancer parathyroid PET PET Machine PET scan PET Scans pregnancy preserving bone density preventive care prostate cancer quality and cost radiation radioactive radioactive dye radioactive isotopes radioactive tracer radiologists radiology Radiology Report radiology treatment renal research Scan scanned scans sports injury stomach pain stress test study TBI technology Testing The Benefits of Digital X-rays thyroid type of imaging tests ultrasound what do X rays find why choose us Wide Bore MRI Women X rays Xray x-ray X-rays x-rays of bones youth league