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Three Months of COVID-19 May Mean 80,000 Missed Cancer Diagnoses

2020-06-22T09:22:46-04:00

A total of 80,000-plus diagnoses of five common cancers in the United States are projected to be missed or delayed during the 3-month period of early March to early June because of COVID-19 disruptions to healthcare, according to a report using a medical claims database by the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science. In the analysis, which [...]

Three Months of COVID-19 May Mean 80,000 Missed Cancer Diagnoses2020-06-22T09:22:46-04:00

COVID-19 Service Announcement: Updated May 8, 2020

2020-05-08T23:17:47-04:00

The health and well being of our patients at Women’s Imaging Specialists is always a priority. Under normal circumstances, our offices undergo rigorous cleaning throughout the day. Since learning of COVID-19, we are taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. Our staff members are: Sanitizing hands immediately before and after [...]

COVID-19 Service Announcement: Updated May 8, 20202020-05-08T23:17:47-04:00

Radiologists ready to speak with patients about breast density, supplemental screening

2019-09-04T19:36:12-04:00

Many radiologists believe patient-provider discussions about screening mammography and supplemental screening are inadequate, according to findings published in the Journal of Breast Imaging. The specialty appears ready to step up and take a more visible role in patient education. “Breast cancer screening guidelines currently vary widely among professional societies, resulting in nonuniform screening recommendations from providers,” wrote Shadi [...]

Radiologists ready to speak with patients about breast density, supplemental screening2019-09-04T19:36:12-04:00

Georgia on Track to Be the 37th State with Dense Breast Legislation Thanks to GA House Bill 62

2019-02-27T20:57:15-04:00

Click here to download the release as a PDF. February 12, 2019 01:18 PM Eastern Standard Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Monday, February 11th, 2019 the Georgia House passed House Bill 62, paving the way for Georgia to become the 37th state with legislation requiring that women who receive a mammogram be notified about their breast density [...]

Georgia on Track to Be the 37th State with Dense Breast Legislation Thanks to GA House Bill 622019-02-27T20:57:15-04:00

Yearly Mammograms Starting at 40 Offer Women the Best Odds of Surviving Breast Cancer

2018-05-24T20:49:30-04:00

Prioritizing Your Annual Mammogram Women who prioritize annual mammograms starting at the age of 40 have the greatest chance of catching, treating and surviving breast cancer, a study published this month in the Journal of the American College of Radiology suggests. Samir B. Patel, MD, of Elkhart General Hospital in Elkhart, Indiana, compared overall stage I to IV mortalities [...]

Yearly Mammograms Starting at 40 Offer Women the Best Odds of Surviving Breast Cancer2018-05-24T20:49:30-04:00

Does Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Increase or Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer in Watkinsville, GA? How Do Mammograms Detect Cancer Early?

2018-05-21T19:31:00-04:00

The decision to give birth to a child is a personal one and the ongoing debate between reproductive history and the risk of cancer is a controversial topic that has prompted many women to question the relationship between their choice to not bear a child and their associated risk of increasing their likelihood of developing [...]

Does Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Increase or Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer in Watkinsville, GA? How Do Mammograms Detect Cancer Early?2018-05-21T19:31:00-04:00

Cancer Symptom Warning Checker in Oconee, GA. Signs of Breast & Other Cancers You Should Know & Why Screening & Self Exams Are So Important

2018-05-21T19:31:00-04:00

The regular hustle and bustle of our daily lives means that we are often too busy or too distracted to take proper care of ourselves. For many of us this means that we skip meals altogether or make poor food choices when we do find the time. Our bodies are complex machines that will let [...]

Cancer Symptom Warning Checker in Oconee, GA. Signs of Breast & Other Cancers You Should Know & Why Screening & Self Exams Are So Important2018-05-21T19:31:00-04:00

Should There Be a Cutoff Age for Annual Breast Cancer Screening Mammograms in Athens, GA? Or Should it Be Based on Individual Health?

2018-05-21T19:31:00-04:00

Health care professionals all agree that women should begin breast cancer screening by age 40. While this general rule applies to the majority of women, the age that women should stop their annual mammograms continues to be under debate. Some experts have argued that there is insufficient evidence to prove that breast screening for women [...]

Should There Be a Cutoff Age for Annual Breast Cancer Screening Mammograms in Athens, GA? Or Should it Be Based on Individual Health?2018-05-21T19:31:00-04:00

Statistics & Reasons for a Call Back After First Mammogram in Stockbridge, GA; Breast Tumors, Calcifications & Risk of Breast Cancer

2018-05-21T19:31:00-04:00

Going in for a routine mammogram is part of taking control of your health. Every day mammograms save lives. Most of the time, when you go in for a mammogram, you get a clean bill of health and don’t have to think about it until next year. But what happens when you get called back [...]

Statistics & Reasons for a Call Back After First Mammogram in Stockbridge, GA; Breast Tumors, Calcifications & Risk of Breast Cancer2018-05-21T19:31:00-04:00

Ultrasounds Reveal the Best Gift This Creative Christmas & Holiday Season in Eagle’s Landing, GA; Ultrasound Pregnancy & Breast History Timeline

2018-05-21T19:31:00-04:00

For mothers around the world, the day they get an ultrasound and see that little baby moving on the screen, is one of the best of their lives. It is amazing that ultrasound technology has come so far that we can document every single detail of a little human before he or she even enters [...]

Ultrasounds Reveal the Best Gift This Creative Christmas & Holiday Season in Eagle’s Landing, GA; Ultrasound Pregnancy & Breast History Timeline2018-05-21T19:31:00-04:00