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Breast Ultrasound
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Breast Ultrasound

A breast ultrasound or sonogram is a non-invasive diagnostic test that uses sound waves to create a digital image of breast...

Breast Biopsy
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Breast Biopsy

We offer three different biopsy procedures, including: ultrasound guided fine needle aspirations, ultrasound guided cyst...

Breast Health in Your 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s
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Breast Health in Your 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s

Your breasts in your 30’s  While your breasts may not be as firm and pert as they were in your 20’s, most women still have good tone and elasticity.  That said, giving birth takes its toll. During pregnancy, your breasts grow, only to deflate after you’re done breastfeeding. This can cause stretch marks and sagging. Common Concerns  Pain caused...

When You’re Called Back After a Mammogram…
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When You’re Called Back After a Mammogram…

While callbacks after a screening mammogram are relatively uncommon, they do happen. The American Cancer Society estimates that 10 percent of women who undergo the procedure will receive a callback for further testing. Less than 10 percent of that group will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Most of the time callbacks are nothing to worry...

Breast Cancer Myths – Part 3
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Breast Cancer Myths – Part 3

Wearing underwire bras can cause breast cancer. Somewhere online, maybe in a forum, someone theorized that wearing underwire bras increases your risk of developing breast cancer because they compress the breasts, allowing toxins to build up.  Luckily, this is another internet rumor with no scientific evidence to back it up. Being overweight is not a...

Breast Cancer Myths – Part 2
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Breast Cancer Myths – Part 2

Breast implants increase cancer risk. Women with breast implants do not have a higher risk of developing breast cancer. However, standard mammograms do not always work in women with implants, so additional X-rays may be required to detect abnormalities. Wearing antiperspirant causes breast cancer. Internet rumors purport that wearing antiperspirant can cause breast cancer. However,...