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Mammography Guidelines for Transgender Patients
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Mammography Guidelines for Transgender Patients

While we tend to think of access to screening mammography as  a woman’s issue  the reality is more complex. Transgender patients – regardless if they were biologically or phenotypically male or female at birth – can also be at risk for the disease, and often lack access to mammographic breast cancer screening. Medical professional theorize...

The Senographe Pristina is Reshaping the Mammography Experience: 5 Things to Know
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The Senographe Pristina is Reshaping the Mammography Experience: 5 Things to Know

The Senographe Pristina was created for women, by women. Claire Goodliffe – marketing director for women’s health at GE Healthcare -set out to  ‘humanize mammography’ after research indicated that as many as 40 percent of women skipped breast cancer screening due to fear, anxiety and discomfort surrounding mammograms. She and her colleagues gathered data from...

3D Mammography “Made More Comfortable”: Bergen Imaging Center Installs Ergonomic Senographe Pristina* by GE Healthcare
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3D Mammography “Made More Comfortable”: Bergen Imaging Center Installs Ergonomic Senographe Pristina* by GE Healthcare

Mammograms save lives, but they also cause discomfort. New research by Evans, et al., suggests that painful mammograms may explain why 25 to 46 percent of women do not return for further breast imaging. The study concluded that in order to increase participation rates pain-reducing interventions in mammography are needed. At Bergen Imaging Center we...