Calcium Deposits in Breast – Symptoms and Related Info

Calcium Deposits in Breast – Symptoms and Related Info

If you are thinking about the calcium deposits in breast symptoms you should know that just as the name suggests, the problem refers to breast calcifications. Usually these can be seen on the mammogram and they appear as white spots. In the majority of the cases they are so small that people can’t feel them. Information about […]

The Unexpected Consequences of a False Positive Mammogram

The Unexpected Consequences of a False Positive Mammogram

The possibility to have a false positive mammogram acts like fuel for the debates regarding whether it is useful to have a mammogram or not. A false positive refers to the situation when the doctors see something on the mammogram that looks like a tumor, but turns out to be something normal. What to think? […]

Digital Mammography – How Is It Different from Other Types?

Digital Mammography – How Is It Different from Other Types?

To a large extent the ability to screen high-risk women for breast cancer using the technique known as mammography has helped detect breast cancers earlier and helped increase survival rates of the disease. Whereas mammograms are low energy X-rays used to detect breast abnormalities, digital mammography is the use of digital receptors and computers instead of X-ray film to examine the […]

All About Mammogram Screening

All About Mammogram Screening

Mammogram screening is something that is done to help with finding breast cancer. It is a low-ray x-ray and offers very few risks to the body. It will check the breasts for any lumps and then place the results on a film or on the computer for a doctor to check. The majority of the […]

What Is a Mammogram?

What Is a Mammogram?

What is a mammogram? This is a question that many people ask when they are told that they may need to have one. A mammogram is an x-ray that is used to help to detect breast cancer and any other abnormal lumps and tumors that may be growing on the breasts. What is a mammogram? […]

An Abnormal Mammogram – What It Means

An Abnormal Mammogram – What It Means

Simply put, a mammogram is an X-ray picture of a woman’s breast or breasts, that are used to check for the presence of cancer or other abnormality. While a mammogram can help by detecting breast cancer early on and helping to initiate treatment earlier and more effectively, and studies have shown that mammograms may help […]

Should You Get A Mammogram?

Should You Get A Mammogram?

Women are getting some pretty mixed up messages about mammograms these days: on the one hand we are told that women need to get mammograms regularly from age 40 onwards. On the other hand we are told that mammograms may do more harm than good, because they are a source of radiation and they also […]

When Should You Have Your First Mammogram

When Should You Have Your First Mammogram

As with all kinds of cancer, the best chance that anyone has of survival and cure is early detection. Only if the cancer is detected early is there a good chance of recovery; and this is most true in the case of breast cancer, among the most common cancers in the world. One of the […]


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