Breast mammography can be helpful in detecting breast cancer at any stage, but particularly in the early stages. Mammograms help identify cancerous calcifications located within the breast tissue and can help remove them before they metastasize.
The Benefits of Mammograms
Mammograms help women proactively manage their health needs by identifying and abnormal lesions in the breast tissue before they can develop. Women over the age of 40 should receive a mammogram annually.
- Early detection of small masses
- Increased accuracy identifying size, shape, and location
- Better odds of detecting multiple abnormalities
- Clear pictures of dense tissue