Diagnostic tests are beneficial for detecting specific health conditions before they become too serious. The mammogram is an example of an imaging test that saves countless lives. Mammograms allow for the early detection of breast cancer, drastically increasing survival rates. By making adequate ... [Read More]
Responsibilities of a Radiologist
Radiologists play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. They are the medical doctors who are licensed and specially trained to use medical imaging technologies. Your primary care doctor or specialist will refer you to a radiologist for X-rays, CT scans, MRIs, and other ... [Read More]
What Can A Digital Mammography Detect?
Mammography is the standard diagnostic procedure used to detect and diagnose issues such as breast cancer. It produces a mammogram, which is an X-ray image of the breast. It is a crucial part of the diagnostic process for all issues with the breast. Diagnostic screening centers perform either ... [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]
Digital Mammograms and Gynecomastia in Men
Gynecomastia is a condition in which males develop enlarged breasts. Often reversible, gynecomastia may still need to be evaluated with a mammogram (X-ray of the breast area). Digital mammograms, which offer higher resolution, extremely detailed imaging allow for specific manipulation, such as ... [Read More]
How Accurate are Digital Mammograms
Breast cancer is a leading cause of premature deaths among women in the United States, with more than 200,000 new cases being diagnosed each year. However, statistics have shown the death rate of this disease has been reduced at least in part due to early detection. Innovative new imaging techniques ... [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]
3D Mammograms – Benefits and When to Get One
Your body is a temple, so it’s important to treat it right by eating healthy, exercising, and getting plenty of sleep to properly recover after a hard day’s work. What you probably don’t think about on a daily basis is how important it is to do routine maintenance. It’s important to schedule routine ... [Read More]