Brest cancer awareness is a cause that is near and dear to our hearts. With women’s imaging being one of our specialties, our radiologists play a role in screening women and fighting breast cancer. Our Villages location is directly partnered with Michelle-O-Gram, a non-profit organization that assists women with affordable mammograms and breast ultrasounds. We wanted to share this amazing program in hopes that you’ll learn more about the importance of breast screenings.
Mammograms are the imaging procedure of choice for breast cancer screenings. With every one in eight women being diagnosed with breast cancer, annual mammograms are recommended for women to help catch breast cancer early and effectively fight it. Many women may have questions about breast cancer screening, how to prepare for your mammogram, or about how mammograms work. We’re here to answer the most common mammogram questions and give you knowledge for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
While medical tests can be intimidating for first-time patients and claustrophobics, parents are often concerned about their children undergoing diagnostic imaging scans. These often lengthy and noisy procedures can leave children restless, but one center is getting creative with how they perform pediatric CT scans.
Who doesn’t love a lady’s night full of wine and cheese? And even more importantly, who doesn’t love a peace of mind regarding their breast health? Our Villages location will be hosting a ladies evening with everything needed for a fun night – free wine, cheese, and chair massages. Take the time to relax with your friends while undergoing your annual mammogram, no pressure to undergo a mammogram and no scripts required!
Ultrasounds, they are one of the most popular diagnostic imaging tools in medicine. Most people only think ultrasounds are useful for monitoring pregnancies, and think that they serve no other purpose. We are here to tell you that this is false! Ultrasounds have many uses, and are a favorite among patients here at Advanced Imaging Centers, because of a ton of reasons.
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