There are also other factors that make digital mammography a better choice.
Mammography uses x-rays to create images of the breast.
Recently the American Cancer Society (ACS) recommended that women at high risk (greater than 20% lifetime risk) should get a breast MRI in addition to mammogram every year. Petitti DB, Calonge N, Le Fevre ML, Melnyk BM, Wilt TJ, Schwartz JS; U. Breast Cancer: Early Detection is Your Best Protection While October is recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s important to keep up on advances in the detection and treatment of breast cancer all year long.
Lesley smashed through the goal of attending 20 classes in 30 days and on top of rocking her Burn Beanie for the colder season here in SF, she has chosen to have Burn SF donate three hundred dollars in her name to the St. Not only has Lesley been a longtime Burner, we are also shining the client spotlight on her for the month of December as one of our #Burn Faves.
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It is important to make sure that the center where you schedule your mammogram is using digital technology. Breast magnetic resonance imaging: current clinical indications. Division of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, RA Building-014, Boston, MA 02115, USA American College of Radiology / American Roentgen Ray Society (2010, January 25).
Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging or MRI uses a large magnet, radio frequency and computers to create images of the breasts without the use of radiation. Sra: MRIs can better detect some cancers that a mammogram can miss. Breast cancer screening: from science to recommendation. Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Ariz, USA. Digital mammography delivers significantly less radiation than conventional mammography.
Most importantly digital mammography has the ability to better detect cancers of the breast due to the high resolution of the images.