Screening and Diagnosis for Breast Cancer

Mammogram is a low energy x ray picture of the breast. There are two types of mammogram Screening mammogram and Diagnostic mammogram

Screening mammogram: A screening mammogram is a mammogram typically accomplished for girls who've no symptoms and symptoms or signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Regular screening mammograms can assist lessen the wide variety of deaths from breast cancers amongst girls a long time forty to 74. This is due to the fact they could locate breast cancers early and remedy can begin earlier, perhaps earlier than it has spread. But screening mammograms also can have risks. They can from time to time locate something that appears odd however is not always most cancers. This results in in addition checking out and might purpose you anxiety. Sometimes mammograms can leave out most cancers whilst it's far there. It additionally exposes you to radiation. You need to speak in your issuer approximately the blessings and downsides of mammograms. Together, you may determine whilst to begin and the way regularly to have a mammogram   .

Diagnostic mammogram: Diagnostic mammograms are given to people who have breast cancer lumps or other signs or symptoms. Signs include breast pain, thickening of the skin on the breast, nipple discharge, and changes in breast size and shape. However, these signs can also be caused by benign (non-cancerous) breast disease. Mammograms, along with other tests, help your provider know if you have cancer.


  • Track 1-1 Latero-medial (LM)
  • Track 2-2 Medico-lateral (ML)
  • Track 3-3 Exaggerated CC
  • Track 4-4 Magnification
  • Track 5-5 Spot compression

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