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The ACR and Society of Breast Imaging Statement on Radiation Received to the Thyroid from Mammography
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The ACR and Society of Breast Imaging Statement on Radiation Received to the Thyroid from Mammography

Some Americans have expressed concern, due to an erroneous media report, that the small amount of radiation a patient receives from a mammogram may significantly increase the likelihood of developing thyroid cancer. This concern simply is not supported in scientific literature. The radiation dose to the thyroid from a mammogram is extremely low. The thyroid...

October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month….Make an Appointment for Your Mammogram Today
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October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month….Make an Appointment for Your Mammogram Today

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a great reminder to women to schedule their annual mammograms. The earlier breast cancer is diagnosed, the more successfully it can be treated—-making regular mammograms vitally important. Roughly 1 in 8 women in the United States will get breast cancer. Next to skin cancer, breast cancer is the...