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Breast tomosynthesis, or 3D mammography, enables physicians to see cancers earlier, especially in women with denser breast tissue.
While breast cancer is still the most common cancer among women, technology is making the screening process easier than ever.
Expanded cancer center will allow Mayo Clinic to meet the region’s current patient demand and allow for future growth.
Some women have reported swollen lymph nodes after a COVID-19 vaccination, raising questions about rescheduling a mammogram. Bottom line: Do not delay your mammogram.
Surgery often is part of breast cancer treatment plans. Learn about the two main surgical procedures and the reasons why your surgeon may recommend one options over the other for you.
"Do it for yourself, your peace of mind and your family." Janice Maxfield encourages other women to get a mammogram after her routine 3D mammogram lead to quick breast cancer diagnosis and customized treatment.
Kari Skaar knows the importance of asking the right questions and speaking up when something doesn't seem right. This breast cancer survivor wants to encourage other women to take charge of their health.
When you hear "3D" you may think of glasses at a movie theater or printing. Digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammograms, are becoming a best practice for detecting breast cancer. Discover the benefits.
October is breast cancer awareness month. Each year, about 250,000 in the U.S. are diagnosed. Arm yourself with information to better understand and reduce the risk of breast cancer.
Cancer can affect more than physical health. The emotional side can affect the ability to cope and stick to a treatment plan. Get 7 tips on how to improve your emotional well-being as a cancer patient or caregiver.
Debbie Doble was diagnosed with breast cancer, but the COVID-19 pandemic halted face-to-face appointments. Find out how she continued care from the convenience of her home using video visits.
When you learn you have cancer, the natural reaction is to want it out of your body as quickly as possible. Lisa Carlson recently was diagnosed with breast cancer and can attest to that.
Knowledge is power. That's Rose Boettcher's philosophy. Genetic counseling helped this three-time cancer survivor make decisions about her health care. Her test results also have inspired her to advocate for her family's health and well-being.
Mary Klimp remembers the exact moment her life changed. It was when she received a call with the news that she had breast cancer. Then she made a surprising discovery.
Aside from being a nurse, veteran and hospice patient, Rosemary Zemlo had a special connection to hospice services at Mayo Clinic Health System.