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HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR NEXT MAMMOGRAM WHAT IS A MAMMOGRAM?  Let’s discuss what you can do ahead of time to prepare for your next mammogram. The purpose of the x-ray is to distinguish normal structures that are components of the breast such as glandular and fatty tissue from abnormal lesions. Subtle differences in the
What is the difference between a Screening Mammogram and a Diagnostic Mammogram?    A screening mammogram is a routine low dose x-ray of each breast performed to detect small abnormalities before they can be felt on an exam. Screening mammography is considered preventive and is usually covered by most insurance plans. Early detection is the
What is the Difference Between MRI and CT scans?   What is an MRI? MRI exams use radiofrequency waves to produce detailed 3D imaging of the breast, spine, joint, spine, or brain. The whole machine is called a magnet, referring to the large magnets within it that help produce the images. The component receiving the
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The Women’s Imaging Center has been a proud sponsor and a strong supporter of Sense of Security for over twelve years. We have been a Gold Sponsor since Sense of Security (SOS) was originally co-founded twenty years ago by Vicki Tosher. Vicki had been diagnosed with breast cancer but had been fortunate to be able
DO YOU HAVE DENSE BREASTS… AND WHY IS DENSITY IMPORTANT?  There is a wide range of normal appearances to breasts, both visually and on mammography. One of the important ways breasts differ on mammography is the breast tissue density. Breasts are composed of many types of tissues including fat, supporting structures like cooper’s ligaments, vessels,
WHAT IS AN MRI  … AND WHY WOULD I NEED ONE?   Unlike a mammogram, which uses X-rays to create images of the breast or other parts of the body, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI for short) technology uses magnets and radio waves to produce detailed 3-D Imaging of the breast or other organs. MRI of
STRONG FAMILY HISTORY OF BREAST CANCER?  What breast imaging should I be having if I have a strong family history of breast cancer? This is a common question for many women undergoing screening mammography. First, we want to determine if there could be a genetic mutation for the increased risk in your family. Many women
Do BOTH your COVID-19 immunization and your mammogram. Delaying your diagnostic mammogram or screening mammogram may result in finding breast cancer later. The Women’s Imaging Center (The Women’s Imaging Center) sent a clear message from the beginning that we agree with the Mayo Clinic Recommendations in doing BOTH without delaying the mammogram or the COVID
  A mammogram is a routine component of a breast cancer screening program, necessary to detect the earliest signs of breast cancer. Breast self-examination programs are important but alone cannot detect the smallest lesions. Of course, when your clinician finds a bump or a lump of some kind on a clinical exam, he/she will immediately

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