What is a BI-RADS Assessment Category?

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When you schedule and take your mammogram test, a lot goes into analyzing and categorizing your results. This is to ensure that radiologists provide accurate results. With the development of technology, breast cancer centers can use flexible BI-RADS reporting options to meet the needs of any radiologist, allowing them to focus on your diagnosis and […]

At What Age Should You Get a Breast Exam?

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According to the Word Health Organization, 2.3 million women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020. By the end of 2020, over 7.8 million women had been diagnosed with cancer in the past five years, making it the world’s most common cancer. People are encouraged to get a breast exam regularly to help identify any […]

Identifying High-Risk Patients

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Routine breast cancer screening is essential for all women, especially those at high and average risk. If you’re at higher risk of breast cancer, you may need more frequent breast screening and diagnostic mammograms than other women. Your doctor may also request you start your screening early, even if you’re younger than 40. Fortunately, through […]

Why Tyrer-Cuzick is the Breast Cancer Risk Model of Choice

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Personalized breast cancer care is making rapid progress—and breast cancer risk assessment plays an increasingly critical role in support of prevention, early detection, and effective treatment.  There are various breast cancer risk assessment models available, and the Tyrer-Cuzick v8.0 (IBIS) is one of the most reliable tools breast centers can use to identify high-risk patients.  What […]

Your Top Questions for the Gynecologist, Answered

Speaking up about the health of the reproductive parts of your body, even with a licensed medical practitioner, can be intimidating. However, it’s important to remember that anything abnormal you notice or any concerns you have should be brought to your gynecologist straight away. Gynecologists see all kinds of reproductive issues every day, so being […]

What Does a Mammogram Show?

A mammogram is a test that uses X-rays to create images of the breast. These images are called mammograms, and they are a necessary part of women’s health exams as they age. Before reading further, you may want to brush up on why mammograms are necessary and what to expect during a mammogram. In this […]

How to Prepare for a Mammogram

We’ve talked a lot about the topic of mammograms: what to expect during a mammogram, clearing up some myths about them, and what a diagnostic mammogram actually is. In this article, we’ll talk all about preparation for the mammogram test and what kind of preparation is necessary for a mammogram. A mammogram is a way […]

What is Endometriosis? Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Endometriosis is a disorder that affects many women; however, little is understood about it. In fact, endometriosis is so little spoken about that it takes time for most women to discover that they have it. Here, we will discuss what endometriosis is, how to test for it, what the symptoms of endometriosis are, how common […]

Menopause 101

Menopause is something every woman will experience, yet it is a topic so rarely spoken about. As a woman, you should always know what to expect when it comes to your own body–especially as it ages. This is why we’ve written Menopause 101: everything you need to know about menopause, its common symptoms, menopause treatment, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Implants

There is a lot of information surrounding breast implants. Some of that information is true, and some are just myths. In this article, we’ve collected everything you need to know about breast implants, and we answer some of the most common questions women have about breast implants so you can be more informed on the […]