CareMount Medical Breast Surgeons and Radiologists First in the Region to Use the SAVI SCOUT® Wire-Free Radar Localization System
Oncology/Hematology Hooray! The moment that you’ve been awaiting has arrived. You have successfully completed treatment for breast cancer. No more radiation or chemotherapy. Time to return to “everyday normal.” But, wait…
By Lyda E. Rojas Carroll, MD FACS | Breast Surgery What is the stage and type of cancer? This can be answered by testing a tissue sample, commonly known as biopsy, which can be done using either ultrasound mammogram or a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). This radiographic testing along with a breast exam can tell you the […]
A woman should plan to have a mammogram every year beginning at age 40, preferably one week after her period has ended. Those women with dense breasts should also request an ultrasound to allow for better visualization. Ultrasound uses sounds waves to determine if there are solid masses hidden within the dense tissue. If an […]
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, but can also affect men. In 2015, an estimated 1,658,370 people in the United States will be diagnosed breast cancer, and 589,430 will be die from breast cancer. With early detection and treatment, those who are diagnosed can fight back against breast cancer.