December 14, 2021Breast Cancer Awareness, Mammograms
Do we need new breast cancer screening guidelines for Black women?
Why we need new breast cancer screening guidelines for Black women Written by Robby Berman on November 3, 2021 — Fact checked by Alexandra Sanfins, Ph.D. Deaths from breast cancer in the U.S. are trending downward. However, the improvement is uneven across racial groups. Non-Hispanic black women are 40% likelier to die from cancer than non-Hispanic white women. A new study […]
October 19, 2021Mammograms, Physician Perspectives
Mammogram Screenings Save Lives
Lisa C. is feeling positive these days. “33 days. I lived with knowing I had cancer for 33 days. Early detection from routine screenings saved me. And it can save you. Please get your mammograms, colonoscopies, skin checks, annual physicals and the like, regularly. I am so lucky! And GRATEFUL for all the love and […]
March 16, 2021Breast Cancer Awareness, Mammograms
Why a 3D mammogram?
3D mammography is an FDA-approved, innovative, new technique for breast cancer screening. 3D mammography is more formally known as digital breast tomosynthesis, or DBT. This exam finds abnormalities that cannot be seen or felt by you or your doctor. Most of these abnormalities are not cancer, but they must be further investigated by a radiologist. […]