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, breast cancer mortality rates have been drastically reduced,
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:
- Advancement in breast cancer treatments. Through emerging research and clinical trials,
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.
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,
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.
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.
Fredericksburg, VA, July 5th, 2018 – According to the American Cancer Society, 41,400 people will die from breast cancer this year. Breast cancer impacts 1 in 8 women in the U.S, only 50% of which have a family history of breast cancer. In 2015, the CDC found that just 65% of women over 40 had a mammogram in the past two years,
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.
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.
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:
A women’s imaging center is custom-made just for women.