Why Mammography at 40?
It is well established that the two biggest risk factors for breast cancer are gender (being female) and age (getting older). More than 75% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no known family...
Synthetic 2D Mammograms in the DBT Era
When the FDA approved the first digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) unit (Hologic-Selenia Dimensions) in February 2011, it was mandated that a two-dimensional (2D) mammogram was acquired along with...
Are You Covered? 3D Mammography and Insurance Companies
Digital breast tomosynthesis, or 3D Mammography, is the latest advancement in breast imaging that has everyone talking, including my mother and her friends.
USPSTF Mammography Guidelines - The Real War on Women?
It looks as though we may be on the losing side in the fight against breast cancer.  The US Preventative Services Task Force on Mammography made a decision based on decades-old data which will turn...
Breast Imaging: Who Needs an Expert Opinion Anyway?
Imagine a world where orthopedists were tasked with establishing the level of care necessary for people who had heart attacks. Or podiatrists were put in charge of setting guidelines for infertility...
Dense Breasts Are Special Breasts
According to Dictionary.com the word “dense” doesn’t sound all that appealing. However, with the game-changing technology of 3D Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, being “dense” should be seen as something...
The Great Mammogram Controversy - Victorian Age Thinking vs. Early Detection
Let's get one thing out of the way first - I don't swoon.  I don't know many women who do. In fact I find most women to be remarkably tough.  
What Every Woman Should Know about Dense Breast Legislation
Beekley Medical had the honor of hosting Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D., Executive Director and Founder of Are You Dense, Inc. for an associate "lunch and learn" about her experience with breast cancer and...
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