"I'm a radiologist, and this is how to prepare for a mammogram and what to expect at your appointment"
Chirag Parghi, MD, a radiologist and medical director at Solis
Mammography, is aware of the stress involved in the current mammography process
He knows that it can be uncomfortable and that the consequences of
having to go through a system are often associated with the possibility
the best thing she can do for her health is to
have an annual mammogram,” says Dr. Parghi
The benefit of detecting most cancers early far
outweighs the frustrations and anxiety associated with pain.
It can also help to know how to prepare for a mammogram and what
to expect at your mammogram appointment to alleviate any concerns.
A mammogram, or screening mammogram, is an X-ray exam that can
detect early signs of breast cancer. Today, there are types of mammograms available:
second mammograms, which take X-ray images of the front and sides of
the breasts; and 3-D mammograms, which capture photos from multiple angles.
According to a study published in the journal Radiology, it was established that
3D mammograms produce fewer false positives and are more effective
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