Breast Cancer Screening

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Advice From a 15-Year Breast Cancer Survivor: Don't Skip Your Annual Mammogram

Less than an hour out of your life can mean the difference between catching cancer early or never knowing what could have been.

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Turning 40? It's Time to Get Serious About Health Screenings

The oldest millennials celebrate a milestone as they officially enter their 40s this year. If you are among them, you’re also entering a time of life when health screenings become ever more important.

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Mammogram May Show Swollen Lymph Nodes From COVID-19 Vaccine

Swollen lymph nodes are in response to COVID-19 vaccine. They indicate that your body is marshalling its powers to fight the perceived intruder – exactly what is supposed to happen following inoculation.

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3 Mammogram Myths -- Debunked

There are many misconceptions and myths around breast cancer and mammograms. Learn about three common misconceptions – and get the facts about screening mammograms.

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How Radiology Helps Diagnose and Treat Disease

Advances made in recent years has improved the imaging technology used to see inside the body and treat disease. Learn more about radiology and its vital role in the overall treatment process.

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Fast Breast MRI Can Catch Three Times as Many Cancers of the Breast

Breast cancer is largely curable when caught early, before it spreads. So Sherry Saltsman took her primary care physician’s advice when her mammogram was negative, but a more detailed check recommended for dense breasts was advised.

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The Best Way to Survive Breast Cancer: Catch It Early

One-eighth of all U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. It's the most common cancer in women, and is the second deadliest cancer for women, surpassed only by lung cancer. Learn how you can virtually guarantee surviving this disease.

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Ladies: Get Started on the Path to Your Best Possible Health

Single, married, a mother or not: if you’re a female, you have unique health and wellness needs. Learn which tests and screenings can help you maintain your health.

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