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8 Tips for Breast Cancer Survivors

As of March 2017, there are 3.1 million breast cancer survivors living in the United States. That’s 3.1 million people whose lives have been forever changed. For many of them, their goal after cancer treatment is simply just to go back to normal life. So much of your cancer recovery is out of your control, but there are a few things you can do to reduce your likelihood of your breast cancer recurring, and live a happy, healthy life.

Can Smog Raise Your Risk of Having Breast Cancer?

Though smog alone is not in and of itself considered a “cancer causing agent,” women who live in highly polluted areas are more likely to have dense breasts — a known risk factor for breast cancer.

Cancer News: Breast Cancer Deaths Continue Yearly Decline

We’re proud to report that the breast cancer death rate has fallen 38 percent since 1990! These findings come from a recent analysis of newly added 2014 data to the National Cancer Institute SEER database by Dr. R. Edward Hendricks.

Medical Arts Radiology Opens New Division: PURE Mammography

Have you heard? It’s now easier than ever to get a mammogram. Medical Arts Radiology is proud to announce the opening of the first screening mammography site located inside a Long Island mall - PURE Mammography at the Smith Haven Mall.

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.

Women’s Health: Breast Cancer Imaging Services

At Medical Arts Radiology, we provide comprehensive, individualized breast cancer screening services in designated women’s imaging centers within our facilities. Our goal is to provide a relaxing and private atmosphere, designed to make all women feel comfortable and safe. We understand that this is a stressful and emotional time for women, which is why we try to provide patients with same day results after a breast exam.

Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill to Expand Breast Cancer Screening

On June 28, 2016, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill to increase women’s access to breast cancer screenings. In a prepared statement, Cuomo called this, the “most aggressive plan in the nation to increase awareness about this disease and expand access to lifesaving resources and services.”