USA (Oct 27, 2021) - According to estimates, 1 out of 8 women is diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. Over 40,000 women died due to breast cancer every year and another 200000 is diagnosed with underlying symptoms. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer found in women and is the second most common cause of death. A mammography is an effective tool for saving the lives of women.
Just as with every other form of Cancer if breast cancer is caught at an early stage the prognosis is very positive. Mammography is the best early detection process for breast cancer. It makes use of low energy x-ray beam that is fired through the patient's body. The beams help in detecting abnormalities is present inside the tissues. The final image helps doctors in finding out tumors or malignant structures inside the breast.
Digital mammography is a lot more effective than traditional breast cancer treatment methods. Digital tests are just as effective and safe as traditional testing processes. It allows the doctor to go over the images and look for potential indicators of cancer. Digital mammography makes early detection of Cancer a lot easier and safe. It is important to note that there is a major difference between the two types of exams.
Valley Imaging Partners always recommend that women between the age of 35 and 40 should get a baseline mammogram and then perform routine screening at regular intervals. Screening especially is helpful for women who have never suffered from breast cancer. These are not as accurate as diagnostic tests but they can help in detecting symptoms of cancer. Mammography provides multiple images of the breast from different angles to help physicians check the formation of cancer-causing structures. It also helps in ensuring that cancer does not come back. For individuals with breast implants, it is harder to detect symptoms through diagnostic screening. Mammography at regular intervals at Valley Imaging Partners David Topper is the best way for women to keep themselves safe from breast cancer.
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