New Breast Cancer Guidelines Published
If you are a woman over 40, schedule your annual mammogram today!
There is good news in the fight against breast cancer. Deaths from this disease continue to decline. Increased awareness and the potential of earlier detection through screening (such as annual mammograms) have resulted in improved management of the disease at its earliest and most treatable stage.
“The American Cancer Society, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American College of Radiology, and the American College of Surgeons have all continued to recommend screening mammograophy annually beginning at 40 years of age for an average risk woman. There are many studies, including a large Dutch study just released in the last couple of days, that show women who are screened for breast cancer survive longer than women who are not screened. Read More
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MRI & PROSTATE CANCER
According to Radiology Today, MRIs can provide highly accurate scans that can also precisely guide biopsies to help plan treatments that result in a better quality of life for patients. When a biopsy is needed, those guided with MRI or MRI/transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) Fusion techniques are increasingly seen as superior to conventional biopsy.