Watch this video to see what you can expect before, during, and after your annual mammogram appointment.
Mammograms: What to Expect
A mammogram is a screening tool that can help detect early signs of breast cancer, which may allow for more treatment options and improved prognosis. Mammograms cannot determine if you have breast cancer with a single test, and potential cancer will require further examination.
Video: Mammogram for breast cancer — What to expect
Watch video to see what it's like to have a mammogram, breast cancer detection exam.
What to expect during your first mammogram
Getting your first mammogram can be stressful. After all, it’s your first one, so you don’t know exactly what to expect.
What to Expect During Your First Mammogram
Mammography is a crucial component of women's health. Regularly undergoing screening mammograms improves the chances of detecting abnormalities as early as possible, which facilitates early treatment.
What Is the Difference Between a Regular Mammogram & a Bilateral Mammogram?
Mammography is currently the most effective procedure to detect and diagnose diseases of the breast. A "regular" mammogram is generally considered to be a "screening" mammogram for ...
Do Mammograms Hurt? What to Expect From This Important Screening
Whether you’re preparing for your first mammogram or have had them annually for years, all women have wondered, “Is this going to hurt?” Beaumont mammography technician Julie Lafata explained one of the most common concerns she hears from women regarding pain is “a metal plate is going to smash my breast.” “This is not true,” Lafata said. “Mammogram compression paddles are made of acrylic and contoured…
Do You Know What to Expect at Your First Mammogram?
If you have never had a mammogram before, it can be an intimidating process. Knowing what to expect can relieve some of the anxiety you may experience. Check out today's blog post on what you should expect during your first mammogram.
What to Expect After an Abnormal Screening Mammogram
When a patient is “called back” from an abnormal screening mammogram, additional imaging of the breast will be performed referred to as diagnostic imaging. This article is intended to serve as a general guide to diagnostic imaging. Every patient presents a unique case and the diagnostic workup may vary based on your individual situation as well as on the protocols set forth by the imaging facility.
Tips for Accurate Mammograms
Several weeks have passed since Angelina Jolie’s eye-opening op-ed article in the New York Times about her double mastectomy and the subsequent flood of attention in the press and social media, including Baptist’s Health Life and Community blog. A lot of excellent information was disseminated globally, which is exactly what she was hoping her announcement …
7 Tips for a Better Mammogram
For one in every eight U.S. women who will develop breast cancer, a mammogram can mean the difference between life and death.
Laura Corio, MD, explains how often a woman should have a mammogram.
How To Prepare For A Mammogram
For many women, a mammogram can be a nerve-wracking experience full of ‘what-if’s,’ unknowns and other hypotheticals. But often, knowing how to prepare, what to expect and the facts surrounding routine screenings can help put anxious minds at ease. For example, according to the American College of Radiology, out of...
First Timers Guide To A Mammogram
Knowing what to expect can help through any new experience. Read our First Timers Guide to a screening mammogram.
How to Prepare for a Mammogram
Take these simple steps to prepare for a mammogram so you have a more comfortable experience and accurate test results.
How to Schedule a Mammogram
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A Look at How Mammograms Work
Mammography is an important screening and diagnostic tool that healthcare providers can use to detect abnormalities of the breast, some of which may be cancerous. Your healthcare provider may advise you to undergo routine screening mammograms as part of your breast care recommendations.
What doctors look for in a mammogram
If you are a woman over 40, you should think about getting your annual mammogram in order to detect signs of breast cancer. Debra L. Monticciolo, MD, FACR, the section chief of breast imaging on the
How To Prepare (Mentally and Physically) For A Mammogram
For many women, a mammogram can be a nerve-wracking experience full of ‘what-if’s,’ unknowns and other hypotheticals. But often, knowing how to prepare, what to expect and the facts surrounding routine screenings can help put anxious minds at ease. For example, according to the American College of Radiology, out of ...
It's Personal: What happens after the mammogram?
St. Vincent's breast surgeons discuss the importance of comprehensive care.
How Often for Mammograms?
Changing recommendations for when women should get mammograms have created conflict and confusion. Not only do recommendations from different sources vary, but some have moved in opposite directions.