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MRI’s Plus Mammograms Best For High Risk Women-Study

MRI’s Plus Mammograms Best For High Risk Women-Study

06/26/2014 | No Comments

http://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/mis-cancer-news-102/mris-plus-mammograms-best-for-high-risk-women-study-finds-688899.html#.U6xATZjED8I.email  

NY Times Article on 3D Mammography

NY Times Article on 3D Mammography

06/25/2014 | No Comments

We have been performing 3D since 2012, the first practice in Westchester to offer 3D technology.  Please see 3-D Mammography Test Appears to Improve Breast Cancer Detection Rate highlighting a study about 3D mammography.  Our doctors strongly believe it is valuable in finding more small invasive cancers than traditional digital mammography. Please note that Rye Radiology has the […]

Dense Breast Information

Dense Breast Information

06/17/2014 | No Comments

Rye Radiology Associates has been performing screening breast ultrasounds for women with dense breasts for decades. If you would like more information about breast density, follow the link to the ACR Breast Density Publication: http://www.acr.org/News-Publications/~/media/180321AF51AF4EA38FEC091461F5B695.pdf   The following link will bring you to The New York Times blog article “Dense Breast May Obscure Mammogram Results”.   http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/16/dense-breasts-may-obscure-mammogram-results/?module=Search&mabReward=relbias%3Aw […]

Mammograms Save Lives

Mammograms Save Lives

06/10/2014 | No Comments

Article Summary: SOURCE: The Wall Street Journal ARTICLE: Mammograms Save Lives AUTHOR: Daniel B. Kopans DATE: May 23, 2014 Since 2009 efforts have been made, by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) and others, to decrease access to mammography screening for breast cancer in the United States (Kopans, 2014, p. 1). The USPSTF recommended […]

June is Health Awareness Month for Men

June is Health Awareness Month for Men

05/22/2014 | No Comments

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is the third leading cause of death for men over the age of 60. The aorta is the largest artery in your body. It runs through your chest into your abdomen, supplying blood to the lower part of your body. The aorta splits below the navel and carries blood into each […]