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Why Family History Is So Important When Screening for Breast Cancer

Family history is one of the strongest predictive factors that a woman will develop breast cancer later in life. Learn more on today’s blog.

The Difference Between Breast Ultrasounds & Mammograms

Have you ever wondered why doctors don’t just use ultrasounds instead of mammograms for screening? Today’s Medical Arts Radiology blog talks about why.

How to Help a Friend with Breast Cancer

Breast cancer affects so many more than just the person who has it — it affects their friends, families, and coworkers.

How Closely are Genetics and Breast Cancer Linked?

Unfortunately, genetics is one of the things you can't control when it comes to breast cancer risk factors.

The 4 Different Types of Breast Biopsy Options

If an abnormal mammogram shows a lump or spot in your breast tissue, the next likely step is that you’ll have it biopsied.

Surprising Things That Can Aid Breast Cancer Treatment

A breast cancer diagnosis has the power to turn a woman’s life completely upside down. It can leave her feeling scared, shocked, and most often, powerless. But in addition to tried and true treatment methods, like chemotherapy and surgery, there are many things a woman can do to improve the effectiveness of her treatment.

All About Pure Mammography - A Division of Medical Arts

Earlier this year, PURE Mammography, a division of Medical Arts Radiology, opened its doors to the world as the first of its kind breast imaging facility.

Breast Cancer: It's Not Only a "Woman's Disease"

With breast cancer affecting one in eight women in the United States, it’s clear to see why a pink ribbon was deemed the breast cancer symbol. But should there be a drop of blue in this sea of pink?

The 7 Ways You Can Best Prevent Breast Cancer

Today, breast cancer affects one in eight women — that’s nearly 12 percent of the U.S. population. And unlike many years ago, it’s affecting many more women (roughly 85 percent of new cases) with no family history of the disease.

Breast Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall, Thanks to Early Detection

The American Cancer Society recently reported that from 1989 to 2015, the number of deaths caused by breast cancer has declined nearly 40 percent. That translates to more than 322,000 averted deaths.