mammogram

Getting Ready for Your Mammogram
If you've never had a mammogram, you may have some questions:  how much radiation am I being subjected to? What if they find something? Are my boobs too big? Are they too small?
Lots of answers can be found at the Southtowns Radiology website...
What’s My Breast Cancer Risk?
When breast cancer hit my family, it hit like a ton of bricks. That's not unique to cancer diagnosis at all...but since there was ZERO cancer in my family, breast or any other kind, the news was even more poignant.
If you're lucky like me, you don't have much cancer history in your fam…
That Time I Brought A Selfie Stick to a Mammogram… [VIDEO]
You see lots of things at a doctor's appointment....impatient fiddling, outdated magazines, super awesome 80s-style furniture patterns....
You won't find any of those things at Southtowns Radiology, but if you're there on the day of my mammogram, you may see a 41-year-old carrying a se…
How My Mammogram Saved My Mom’s Life
There's never been any breast cancer -- or any cancer, for that matter -- in my family.
Over the past 10 years, I've had the pleasure of hosting many breast cancer awareness fundraisers, luncheons, walks and races.
Every time I took the stage, I was humbled by the FIGHT the breast cancer sur…
Listen To Your Body, Listen To Your Gut, Listen To Your Friends
You may have heard during the Celebrity Fix this morning, Rita Wilson recently underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Her initial pathology showed no breast cancer...but after speaking with a friend, Rita decided to have a second opinion, which did indeed reveal cance…
Register For Susan G Komen Race for the Cure Now!
Preparations are already underway for the 15th Anniversary Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure...and that includes registration being opened!
Sign up now and get the "early bird" registration of $25...but only until January 31st.
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What You Need to Know About Mammography [Sponsored]
by Southtowns Radiology
What is a Mammogram?
A mammogram is a specific type of imaging that uses a low-dose x-ray system for examination of the breasts. Most medical experts agree that successful treatment of breast cancer often is linked to early diagnosis, primarily through the use of mammograms.
Remind-A-Friend
The new 96.1 Joy-fm and Diagnostic Imaging Associates are proud to announce the Remind-a-friend program. A reminder to schedule your mammogram and remind your friends too! Receive automatic email reminders