Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg Partners with Mary’s Ribbons Display for Breast Cancer Awareness this October

Fredericksburg, VA (PRUnderground) October 1st, 2019. Advanced technology converges with local history as Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg partners with Washington Heritage Museums in spreading breast cancer awareness this October. During regular tour hours, throughout October, the community is invited to place pink ribbons on the fence in front of the Mary Washington House. This yearly tradition honors those who battled breast cancer,

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, breast cancer mortality rates have been drastically reduced,
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Resources to Quit Smoking

“I’m a Quitter”

You’ve decided it’s time to say #imaquitter. Now what? Maybe this isn’t your first time. Maybe you’ve tried this before and it didn’t go according to plan. No matter where you are in your journey, this mini-guide will help you take one step closer to your tobacco-free life.

Meet Kimberly

Kimberly has a long history of smoking,

man who has quit smoking making grandchild laugh

Resources for Quitters

How Can I Safeguard My Health after Quitting?

You quit smoking. You can finally say #imaquitter! Now what? The good news is – and you’re probably starting to notice – your health begins to improve immediately. Throughout the first 15 years you stop smoking, there are so many reasons for #celebratingquitters. Monitoring your personal progress and keeping track of your gains with health scans is the best way to celebrate.

patient checking in at medical imaging of fredericksburg

The Hidden Cost of Delaying Healthcare

Turns out, it’s not an apple a day that keeps the doctor away. Rising healthcare costs is causing more and more Americans to delay scans or even forgo preventative screening prescribed by their physician.

According to the latest Consumer Expenditure Survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American spends more on healthcare than food.

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,

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