Recently the Society of Breast Imaging co-hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill with Prevent Cancer to address the USPSTF recommendations. SBI Immediate Past President Murray Rebner has written a recap of the briefing. As a follow up to the SBI is pleased […]
New study shows screenings helped lower breast cancer deaths among those over 69. THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Regular mammograms benefit elderly women, a new study indicates. Previous research has shown that mammography screening reduces breast cancer deaths […]
Replacing the Liver Biopsy Lake Medical Imaging has introduced a non-invasive exam which can often replace painful and expensive liver biopsy for patients who have, or are at risk of, new or mild liver disease. The test can also monitor […]
The Opinion Pages | OP-ED CONTRIBUTORS Why the Annual Mammogram Matters By SUSAN R. DROSSMAN, ELISA R. PORT and EMILY B. SONNENBLICK The American Cancer Society announced changes to its influential guidelines for breast cancer screening recently. The society no longer recommends that women at average risk between the ages […]
“Mammograms save lives, period, end of story,” said Dr. Cathrine Keller, MD, managing physician of Lake Medical Imaging. The importance of receiving annual mammograms beginning at age 40 (and possibly earlier for women with a history of breast cancer) is a fact.