Breast Imaging & Screening: What You Need to Know from Touro

Lizer, Eva
October 2013
Southern Jewish Life;Oct2013, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p24
The article discusses several tests the doctor might recommend to evaluate for breast-disease. The screening mammography is a special type of low-dose X-ray of breasts that have been used to detect early breast cancer. Diagnostic mammography evaluates abnormal areas seen on screening mammograms including lumps or other concerning findings found by breast exam. Breast ultrasound is a very useful tool for evaluating abnormal areas found on breast examination.


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