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Mammography is the best screening tool used today to find breast cancer. It can find cancers at an early stage, when they are small (too small to be felt) and most responsive to treatment.
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The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool is an interactive tool designed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) to estimate a woman's risk of developing invasive breast cancer.
Click here to calculate your risk.
Women’s Imaging is a very important subspecialty of Raleigh Radiology. We take great pride in providing imaging services that are tailored to the unique needs of our female patients. Our facilities have been designed to provide a private, comfortable atmosphere to help alleviate some of the anxiety and stress often experienced by women undergoing imaging procedures. Our staff of registered professionals are there to answer questions, provide comfort and help our patients through their procedures with the highest degree of professionalism and accuracy
Board-certified radiologists, with specialized training in breast, abdominal and women’s imaging, ensure the highest degree of accuracy in diagnosing and treating our female patients. The broad experience of this group of physicians ensures accurate and concise reports, as well as consults, to referring physicians so that timely treatment can be achieved. Services ranging from mammograms, breast biopsies, bone mineral density testing, ultrasound, breast MRI, etc., are just some of the available services available to the women of Wake county and surrounding communities. We understand the importance of this area of healthcare and strive to improve both accessibility and availability.
In a study of more than 600 women with early stage triple negative breast cancer treated at a single institution, treatment with breast conserving therapy was as effective as total mastectomy. These results were published in Annals of Surgery Oncology. ...
A false positive mammogram can cause long term psychosocial harm, according to the results of a study published in the Annals of Family Medicine—in fact, three years later, women still suffer the psychological after effects of the scare. A ...
Women ages 50 to 74 who undergo mammography screening every other year have a similar risk of advanced stage disease and a lower cumulative risk of false positive results than those who get mammograms every year, according to the results ...