Posts Tagged: Mammography

How to Give Yourself a Breast Exam

As a woman, taking regular steps to monitor your reproductive health is a key aspect of maintaining your overall health and wellness. It’s important that you educate yourself and stay up to date on the most recent recommendations from women’s healthcare experts. If you’re not already, you should be scheduling a yearly visit to the… Read more »

Study Finds Mammograms Have Saved Hundreds of Thousands of Lives

Since mammography screening first became widely available in the 1980s, mammograms have become invaluable tools in the fight against breast cancer. Today, the American Cancer Society recommends that all women age 45 and older receive annual mammograms to screen for breast cancer. Furthermore, women of all ages who notice any changes in the look or… Read more »

GE Offers a New, More Comfortable Mammogram

Mammograms are important health screenings that the American Cancer Society recommends all women over the age of 44 should undergo once a year. But despite their ability to identify signs of breast cancer, many women are still reluctant to receive regular mammograms.  This is due in large part to the fact that the compression phase… Read more »