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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.

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.

FAQs - Mammograms

For those who may be nervous to get their mammogram - knowing what to expect may help you go through the process more smoothly. Take a few minutes to read this list of the most frequently asked questions regarding mammograms.

#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:

Medical Arts Radiology is Proud to Join Forces with Pink Aid in Honor of BCA!

A woman in the United States, over the course of her lifetime, has a one in eight risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer. It has been known for years that mammography has been able to detect a large percentage of breast cancers before they can be felt and when they are most curable. This is why we are proud to join forces with Pink Aid this October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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.

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.”