Catching breast cancer early saves lives because tumors are found when they are still small and treatable. Dr. Pallavi Khanna from Regional One Health's East Campus said the best ways to catch cancer early are to have your recommended screening mammograms, be aware of changes to your breasts and talk openly with your doctor [...]
“It’s important to come back every year because your body changes,” Novak said. “Women can be scared to death the first time, but we make it as easy and comfortable for them as possible.”
Dr. Cramer’s advice: breast ultrasound is a companion, not an alternative, to mammography. A diagnostic radiologist should read the results of the two tests simultaneously.
Image detected by the East Campus Imaging Center's new mammogram technology A routine mammogram screening for women at or below average risk for breast cancer is one of those tests that’s easy to put in the category of “I’ll get to it one day.” But the convenient location of and simple scheduling [...]