According to the World Health Organization, the most common cancer in women is breast cancer. While it is more common in women, both men and women can be affected by this disease. Nonetheless, early detection improves a patient’s survival rate. Luckily, the diagnostic technology needed to detect ... [Read More]
Why Early Cancer Detection is Powerful
While cancer awareness month isn’t until October, it’s always good to be up-to-speed on how cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment options continue to save lives every single day of the year. Innovative technology and improved diagnostic techniques have helped doctors and patients make great ... [Read More]
Making Sense of the Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines
From Diabetes to breast cancer, the guidelines for screenings set forth by the medical community are always in flux, as technology and research move toward the future. This means that it’s important to stay abreast of new information and recommendations as they become available. On the topic of ... [Read More]
A History of Digital Mammography
About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. It is a truly staggering statistic; however, death rates due to breast cancer are decreasing among women of all racial and ethnic groups. This progress is credited in part to the ... [Read More]
The Difference Between Digital Mammography and Film Mammography
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 ... [Read More]
What is a digital Mammography?
Both men and women tend to have their own unique wellness tests that are such an important part of life, that it can sometimes mean life or death. For women, the importance of scheduling mammogram imaging, and the benefits and peace of mind that comes with it, has proven to be very substantial. ... [Read More]
What is Digital Mammography?
Most people have seen the commercials on television, heard about it on the radio, or come across a magazine article about mammograms. The importance of having one done, and the benefits and peace of mind that comes with it, are all pointed out. Many people, however, do not really understand the ... [Read More]
Benefits of Digital Mammography
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. Each year in the United States, 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer, and about 20 percent will not survive the deadly disease. The majority of fatal breast cancer cases occur when it is not caught early enough and spreads, or ... [Read More]