Articles & Resources

Have questions about mammograms, breast cancer, and other women's health issues? Take a look through our articles and resources section to find answers.

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5 Breast Cancer Myths and Facts

With October only a few weeks away, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is quickly approaching.  Taking a proactive role in your breast health and wellness journey is an everyday event. Yet, October allows us the unique opportunity to focus on building

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Breast Cysts: What You Need to Know

In a previous article, we shared a few tips on how to take a proactive role in your breast health journey. Performing regular breast exams, following your monthly period, was number one on our list.  This got us thinking about

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Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy 101

In a previous article, we shared information on what breast biopsies are and why they’re recommended to help diagnose abnormalities discovered on a mammogram. We also touched on the different types of biopsies available. Many of which may be performed

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What Is a 3D Mammography?

A 3D mammography, also known as Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, is an advanced imaging test that uses multiple x-rays to put together a three-dimensional picture of your breast. This allows the Radiologist to examine your breast tissue—layer by layer—and have a

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9 Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Breast cancer occurs when the cells in your breast change (or mutate) and grow in an uncontrolled way. This creates a mass of tissue known as a tumor. Breast cancer can invade the tissue surrounding your breast, or it may

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What Is a Breast Biopsy?

A breast biopsy is the process of removing a small sample of breast tissue or fluid to test for cancer. The results will indicate if the cells are benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous).  Why Do I Need a Breast Biopsy?

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First Mammogram? Here’s What You Can Expect

Did you recently schedule your first mammogram? If so, great job! A mammogram is an incredibly valuable screening exam that can help detect cancers at their earliest, most treatable stages. Every woman’s first mammogram experience is deeply personal, but it

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Breast Cancer and Latest Research

Breast cancer is a serious and scary diagnosis, but the good news is that we are learning more and more about it every day. Through extensive research by the National Institute of Health, Breast Cancer Organizations and other private and

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