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2405, 2018

Yearly Mammograms Starting at 40 Offer Women the Best Odds of Surviving Breast Cancer

By |May 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Yearly Mammograms Starting at 40 Offer Women the Best Odds of Surviving Breast Cancer

Prioritizing Your Annual Mammogram Women who prioritize annual mammograms starting at the age of 40 have the greatest chance of catching, treating and surviving breast cancer, a study published this month in the Journal of the American College of Radiology suggests. Samir B. Patel, MD, of Elkhart General Hospital in Elkhart, Indiana, compared overall stage I to IV mortalities of patients diagnosed with breast cancer between 2010 and 2014 in an effort to discern [...]

1301, 2017

Does Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Increase or Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer in Watkinsville, GA? How Do Mammograms Detect Cancer Early?

By |January 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The decision to give birth to a child is a personal one and the ongoing debate between reproductive history and the risk of cancer is a controversial topic that has prompted many women to question the relationship between their choice to not bear a child and their associated risk of increasing their likelihood of developing breast cancer. Studies indicate that the risk of developing breast cancer can be correlated to [...]

701, 2017

Cancer Symptom Warning Checker in Oconee, GA. Signs of Breast & Other Cancers You Should Know & Why Screening & Self Exams Are So Important

By |January 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Cancer Symptom Warning Checker in Oconee, GA. Signs of Breast & Other Cancers You Should Know & Why Screening & Self Exams Are So Important

The regular hustle and bustle of our daily lives means that we are often too busy or too distracted to take proper care of ourselves. For many of us this means that we skip meals altogether or make poor food choices when we do find the time. Our bodies are complex machines that will let us know when something is wrong providing we stop and pay attention. Cancer can be [...]

3012, 2016

Should There Be a Cutoff Age for Annual Breast Cancer Screening Mammograms in Athens, GA? Or Should it Be Based on Individual Health?

By |December 30th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Should There Be a Cutoff Age for Annual Breast Cancer Screening Mammograms in Athens, GA? Or Should it Be Based on Individual Health?

Health care professionals all agree that women should begin breast cancer screening by age 40. While this general rule applies to the majority of women, the age that women should stop their annual mammograms continues to be under debate. Some experts have argued that there is insufficient evidence to prove that breast screening for women 75 and older could be beneficial based on their current age and life expectancy. Other [...]

2312, 2016

Statistics & Reasons for a Call Back After First Mammogram in Stockbridge, GA; Breast Tumors, Calcifications & Risk of Breast Cancer

By |December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Going in for a routine mammogram is part of taking control of your health. Every day mammograms save lives. Most of the time, when you go in for a mammogram, you get a clean bill of health and don’t have to think about it until next year. But what happens when you get called back because of an abnormality? Women’s Imaging Specialists is here to talk about the truth behind [...]

1612, 2016

Ultrasounds Reveal the Best Gift This Creative Christmas & Holiday Season in Eagle’s Landing, GA; Ultrasound Pregnancy & Breast History Timeline

By |December 16th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Ultrasounds Reveal the Best Gift This Creative Christmas & Holiday Season in Eagle’s Landing, GA; Ultrasound Pregnancy & Breast History Timeline

For mothers around the world, the day they get an ultrasound and see that little baby moving on the screen, is one of the best of their lives. It is amazing that ultrasound technology has come so far that we can document every single detail of a little human before he or she even enters the world. Women's Imaging Specialists is here to talk about some ways to use ultrasound [...]

1012, 2016

Coping With a Breast Cancer Diagnosis After an Imaging Test Such as Mammogram or Ultrasound & Strategies for Dealing With Breast Cancer in Watkinsville, GA

By |December 10th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Coping With a Breast Cancer Diagnosis After an Imaging Test Such as Mammogram or Ultrasound & Strategies for Dealing With Breast Cancer in Watkinsville, GA

If you have received a diagnosis of breast cancer, you mind is probably spinning with unanswered questions and concerns. Knowing what to expect, learning about your treatment options and how to proceed through this difficult time can make living with your breast cancer diagnosis a little easier. Feeling anxious, overwhelmed and afraid are all completely normal feelings. The following suggestions provided by the caring professionals at Women's Imaging Specialists can [...]

212, 2016

Best Time for Breast Reconstruction Surgery; Immediately, at the Same Time as Mastectomy or After Radiation in Stockbridge, GA

By |December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Best Time for Breast Reconstruction Surgery; Immediately, at the Same Time as Mastectomy or After Radiation in Stockbridge, GA

If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer and you are scheduled to have a mastectomy, your doctor may also discuss your options regarding reconstructive plastic surgery. Breast reconstruction can help restore the appearance of your breasts by replacing the breast tissue to regain the symmetrical appearance of one or both breasts. The degree of reconstruction necessary will depend on the location and size of the tumor that is being [...]

2511, 2016

Myths & Facts About the Types of Breast Lumps in Athens, GA; What Do Breast Cancer Lumps Feel Like, Lump that Hurts or Moves & Need for Removal

By |November 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Myths & Facts About the Types of Breast Lumps in Athens, GA; What Do Breast Cancer Lumps Feel Like, Lump that Hurts or Moves & Need for Removal

Finding a lump in your breast is a psychologically traumatizing experience for anyone, regardless of your age or current health status. On one end of the spectrum, many women will immediately jump to the conclusion that they have breast cancer. Others tend to brush off and ignore finding a lump in the hopes that it will go away on its own, or they attempt to console themselves with the thought [...]

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