June 28, 2022Breast, Breast Cancer Awareness

3D Mammography: Get the whole picture

What is 3D mammography? 3D mammography, or digital breast tomosynthesis, is an advanced technology that creates multiple thin images of the breast. These “ thin slices” allow our specialized breast Radiologists to view the breast tissue more clearly and identify abnormalities more accurately. The patient experiences very little difference when having a 3D mammogram. The […]

May 24, 2022Breast, Breast Cancer Awareness

Prediction models may reduce false-positives in MRI breast cancer screening

Date: August 17, 2021 Source: Radiological Society of North America Prediction models based on clinical characteristics and imaging findings may help reduce the false-positive rate in women with dense breasts who undergo supplemental breast cancer screening with MRI, according to a new study in the journal Radiology. Women with dense breast tissue have a much […]

May 17, 2022Breast Cancer Awareness, Genetic Counseling

The Importance of Genetic Counseling

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer impacts approximately 2.1 million people per year. The good news is we know a lot about treating cancer successfully. That’s why it’s so important to stay on top of your breast cancer screening and diagnostic test schedule. The focus of genetic counseling is to educate the patient […]