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CDI Miami | Tuesday December 5, 2017

Women in their 40s at average risk for breast cancer should talk to their healthcare provider about the risks and benefits of mammography before starting regular screening at that age, according to guidelines released Thursday by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.   The group has previously recommended annual mammograms starting at age 40. […]

CDI Miami | Tuesday November 28, 2017

  Mammograms don’t prevent breast cancer, but they can save lives by finding breast cancer as early as possible.   The value of screening mammograms was questioned in November 2009 when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended that routine screening mammograms for women with an average risk of breast cancer should start at age […]

CDI Miami | Tuesday October 10, 2017

  Medical Imaging technology has revolutionized health care over the past 30 years, allowing doctors to find disease earlier and improve patient outcomes. That’s why the New England Journal of Medicine ranked imaging as one of the top medical developments of the past 1,000 years. From physicians and patients to professional organizations and peer-reviewed journals, […]

CDI Miami | Thursday October 5, 2017

  Breast cancer is diagnosed in a person in the UK every ten minutes, while one in eight women will develop it in their lifetime. Most women who have it are over 50, but it is possible for younger women to suffer too. Men can also develop it, with one in 1000 being affected in […]

CDI Miami | Wednesday August 9, 2017

Every year over 200,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer, and every year breast cancer that has spread from the breast to other parts of the body (“late stage” or “metastatic” breast cancer) kills about 40,000 women. When breast cancer is detected early—before it has spread—it is easier to treat and women […]