Dispelling the Top 3 Myths about Breast Screening

Breast screening guidelines have changed over the years leaving some myths about ideal breast screening practices to linger. The good news is, through advancements in screening technology, detection and diagnosis of breast cancer is now possible at the very earliest stages. 3D mammography can even detect cell abnormalities at the precancerous stage. Not surprisingly,

Early Detection Saves Lives

1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. Over half of those women have no family history.

Today, breast cancer is claiming less lives. There are three reasons for this:

  1. Advancement in breast cancer treatments. Through emerging research and clinical trials,
mif staff delivering care boxes to cancer patients

“We are greater than Cancer” – Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg Campaign Offered Support for Local Patients Undergoing Breast Cancer Treatment

Fredericksburg, VA, December 4th, 2018 – Mary Washington and Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg staff partnered together to offer encouragement and support for patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer. During the months of October and November the “We > Cancer” campaign demonstrated the power of uniting as a community in the fight against breast cancer.

patient and radiologist discuss preventative scans

You’re Covered! The 4 Preventative Scans Worth Scheduling

Does your health insurance provider offer benefits that you don’t know about? When it comes to staying healthy, more and more insurance companies are recognizing the value of preventative screening.

According to Eric Hargis, public policy adviser for the Colon Cancer Alliance, “Too many Americans are dying from a largely preventable disease that can almost always be treated if found early….this will save lives.”

With the ability to be more proactive,

3D machine at medical imaging of fredericksburg north stafford

3D vs. 2D Mammograms: What’s the difference?

A mammogram is a low-dose x-ray of the breasts. Mammogram screening can detect breast cancer up to three years before a tumor can be felt during a breast exam. Without a cure for breast cancer, early detection is the very best defense.

When it comes to scheduling your mammogram, you will have the choice between 3D and 2D mammography.

Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg Celebrates 20 Years of Early Detection at Imaging Center for Women

Fredericksburg, VA,  July 16th, 2018 – The Imaging Center for Women, a provider of Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg (MIF), has been serving the Fredericksburg region since 1998. MIF has expanded their women’s imaging services into Stafford and Spotsylvania in order to make services available to more women.

The Imaging Center for Women (ICW) provides both traditional and 3D mammograms to women.

a mom that needs a 3d mammogram

21 Ways to Celebrate the Moms in Your Life

We all know how hard moms work. Whether in the home or office, moms are always caring and providing for their family. This May, give the moms in your life some extra attention and spend some quality time celebrating their impact on your life. No matter your age, there are so many ways to show a mom you care.

woman receiving a 3D mammogram in North Stafford

Imaging Center for Women Expands 3D Mammography Services to Reach More Women in the Community

FREDERICKSBURG, VA – February 16, 2018 –  Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg (MIF) is proud to announce the installation of expanded 3D mammography services at the Imaging Center for Women in Fredericksburg, Virginia. This is the latest development in Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg’s initiative to reach more women in the community with life-saving technology – the 3D mammogram.

woman walking into a women's imaging center

Get Your Imaging Services at a Women’s Imaging Center

Choosing to entrust your diagnostic needs to a women’s imaging center can be very empowering. There’s nothing quite like receiving the very best medical care in a space designed just for women: beautiful, elegant, immaculate, and safe. Here are a few things you can expect when you get your imaging services at a women’s imaging center:

Exclusivity

A women’s imaging center is custom-made just for women.

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