It can be awkward to talk to your mom about… well… her breasts. But Reno Diagnostic Centers wants everyone to know it’s ok to talk about it. Spread the word and MAMMO UP!
Executive Director, Terri Mahannah takes a minute to speak about RDC’s superior technology, convenient locations and competitive prices.
Wide Bore 1.5T MRI High-field strength image quality (1.5 Tesla magnet vs. previous .3T Open) Imaging time 2-3 times faster than previous low-strength Open MR Ideal for claustrophobic patients Accommodates large patients (up to 550 lbs)
Mammography and breast self-exams remain important tools for detecting breast cancer, even among women ages 40 to 49 — for whom routine mammography has been questioned by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), according to a study to be presented this week at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Breast Cancer Symposium in San Francisco.
The longest-running breast cancer screening study ever conducted has shown that regular mammograms prevent deaths from breast cancer, and the number of lives saved increases over time, an international research team said on Tuesday.
Using breast MRI before surgically treating ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) makes for more accurate staging, according to research presented Tuesday at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) annual meeting in Chicago.
Women with breast implants appear to have a higher false-negative mammography rate than the general population, according to data presented this week at the annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS) in Washington, DC.
Reno Diagnostic Centers launches its new and completely redesigned website, beginning January 22, 2011. “Our new website is a significant upgrade from the past,” says Executive Director at RDC, Terri Mahannah. This new Web site for Reno Diagnostic Centers is designed to educate a variety of audiences, including health care professionals and the patient population that […]
Women past the age of menopause who are at risk of osteoporosis should receive regular bone density screening, according to guidelines issued this week by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). The new guidelines should make screening available to younger women compared to the task force’s previous policy.
Despite American Cancer Society guidelines recommending that women at high risk for breast cancer undergo MRI screening in addition to regular mammography, only 14% of these women are getting the scans, according to researchers from the University of Colorado.