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Breast cancer news - the good, the bad and the ugly

Posted on October 15, 2019 in mammogram

October and breast cancer awareness are in full swing. Here at Diagnostic Imaging Centers, every day means opportunities to focus on this second leading cancer in women. Every day means a chance to make a difference.

 

It seems like a good time to review the latest numbers related to breast cancer. We HAVE come a long way - gone are the days when no one dared mention the disease. And women facing the disease today have multifaceted individualized treatment options, much improved from the days of radical mastectomy as the one and only option.

 

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Breast Cancer - Are You At Risk?

Posted on October 7, 2019 in mammography

October is a month of pumpkins and goblins, falling leaves and cooler temps. For our team at Diagnostic Imaging Centers, October means Breast Cancer Awareness month - pink ribbons and an opportunity to bring our focus squarely on the goal to fight this disease with the best tools we have - early diagnosis and prompt treatment.

 

Misconceptions about breast cancer are common and can keep women from getting potentially life-saving breast cancer screening. Let’s empower with knowledge by reviewing common misconceptions about risks for the disease.

 

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Magnetic eyelashes - great for a date, but not for your MRI

Posted on August 21, 2019 in MRI

Magnetic eyelashes are one of the latest make-up crazes. This new make-up trend for false eyelashes uses multiple magnets to secure false eyelashes to your lids instead of the traditional glues or adhesives. Intriguing, right?

 

Safety for our patients and staff for MRI studies is a top priority. Anything magnetic, or anything potentially affected by magnets, needs to be known and considered prior to even entering the MRI suite - remember, the powerful magnets are ALWAYS on! 

 

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