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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.”

News On ACS Guidelines: Continue to Start Mammograms at Age 40

The American Cancer Society released new breast cancer screening guidelines for women at average risk. Their guidelines reaffirm that mammography screening saves lives. In order to save the most lives possible we along with the American College of Radiology continue to recommend women get an annual mammogram starting at 40.

Mammogram Myths

Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States. With Breast Cancer Awareness Month around the corner, we want to highlight the importance of mammography for early detection of this all too common disease.

Preparing for a Mammogram

Like any medical procedure, it’s natural to be nervous. Rest assured mammography is a very safe procedure, using low doses of radiation to produce high quality X-ray images of the breast. To help make this first mammogram and every mammogram after a little less stressful here are a few steps you can take to prepare.