Mammography Myth #04: Mammograms are painful. Fact: Everyone’s pain threshold is different, but the compression involved in a mammogram is more often described as temporary discomfort. How do mammograms work?A mammogram detects changes in the bre…

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Mammography Myth #03: A mammogram will expose me to an unsafe level of radiation. Fact: While a mammogram does use radiation, it is a very small amount and is always within medical guidelines. How much radiation am I actually exposed to during a …

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This October, Suburban Imaging is proud to participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know... 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. In 2019, an estimated 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cance…

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Mammography Myth #02: I’m too young to need an annual screening mammogram. Fact: The Society of Breast Imaging and American College of Radiology recommends that women who have an average risk for developing breast cancer should begin having a year…

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Mammography Myth #01: My healthcare provider didn’t tell me I should get a mammogram so I’m not able to schedule one. Fact: You do not need a referral from a healthcare provider to schedule a screening mammogram so you should schedule one every ye…

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