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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.

5 Ways to Help a Friend Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

She has her doctor, her social worker, her partner and children - but she also needs you. If you have a friend recently diagnosed with breast cancer, don’t underestimate the role you play on her care team. Read on for some simple ways you can help make a difference.

#MammoTalk Recap

In case you missed it, earlier this week the Society of Breast Imaging hosted a #MammoTalk with breast imaging experts to provide some much needed clarity about mammography. Here are some of our key takeaways from the discussion:

8 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Unfortunately, there is no one perfect list of what to do for prevention - but the below has been proven to reduce your likelihood of getting breast cancer significantly.

Medical Arts Radiology Honors Breast Cancer Awareness

Learn about what initiatives we're involved in this month in honor of Pink October. From $45 mammograms for uninsured women to attending two Long Island Making Strides Events - we're proud to support the global initiative for increasing awareness and education on this all too common disease.

Steps to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

While certain breast cancer risk factors can’t be changed - like having a family history of the disease or being a woman - there are some protective steps you can take to reduce your risk as much as possible. In a word: lifestyle.

Abnormal Mammogram - Now What?

Sometimes, after a routine mammogram, doctors may find something suspicious and request the patient come back for new pictures or for further testing. Receiving this call can certainly be unsettling, but just because this is happening to you doesn’t necessarily mean you have breast cancer.

Medical Arts Radiology is Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Please join us (MARG Cares) in our efforts to raise money for breast cancer awareness!

Early Detection Saves Lives, Study Confirms

When it comes to treating breast cancer, early detection is and always will be a huge factor for a woman’s chances in surviving, regardless of all the strides that have been made in breast cancer treatments.