Women’s Health

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

rash under breast

Rash Under Breast: Intertrigo

Intertrigo, or a rash under the breast, is a common issue that many women encounter. But what is it? What causes it? And how can The Breast Center of Maple Grove help? Let’s take a look at this common issue

Read On »
Older woman smiling.

Breast Care Center: What To Expect

Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women. However, with regular checkups and proper care, it’s possible to detect the early signs of breast cancer. As a result, you may receive more successful, minimally invasive treatment.   Mammograms, for example, are one

Read On »
Two women's health doctors in clinic.

5 Breast Problems that Are Non-Cancerous

Although breast cancer is a serious concern for many women worldwide, it’s important to remember that not every breast problem that you or a loved one will encounter means cancer.  Breast problems refer to any issues or abnormalities that occur

Read On »
Woman wearing bathroom in kitchen.

Can You Wear Deodorant to a Mammogram?

One of the most common questions that women ask is whether they can wear deodorant to a mammogram. The answer is no.  Deodorant contains aluminum, which can show up on the mammogram as tiny white spots. These spots are often

Read On »
Woman receiving her same-day mammogram results on smartphone.

Get Same-Day Mammogram Results Today

Getting a mammogram is an essential part of a woman’s health journey. However, waiting for the results can be a nerve-wracking experience.  Fortunately, The Breast Center of Maple Grove offers same-day mammogram results that we promptly communicate with you and

Read On »
Woman holding slice of birthday cake on her 40th birthday.

Age for First Mammogram

Medical experts recommend that all women should start receiving their annual screening mammogram at age 40. This recommendation is supported by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI), and the breast imaging specialists at The

Read On »
Middle-aged couple holding their baby.

Does Childbirth Age Affect Breast Cancer Risk?

Researchers and women’s health experts have been studying and discussing the possible connection between a woman’s age at childbirth and her risk of developing breast cancer. We’ll explore the facts and findings surrounding this topic and what, if any, potential

Read On »