Mammogram

Need to get a Mammogram in Dallas County, Texas? Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center provides mammography services to patients at our office in Dallas!

Where Can I Get a Mammogram?

Top Diagnostic Imaging Tests to Use When Dealing with Cancer

Anyone who is having new or unusual symptoms often worries about the possibility of cancer as the cause. In these cases, the very best scenario is an early diagnosis, which is crucial to prevent the spread of cancerous cells and to increase the chances of success after treatment. To accomplish this, Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center uses various imaging tests to both diagnose and monitor the patient during treatment.  » Read more about: Top Diagnostic Imaging Tests to Use When Dealing with Cancer  »


How Routine Mammograms Can Detect Your Risk For Heart Disease

Millions of women have routine mammograms for the purpose of identifying cancerous tumors in the breast. Now doctors are discovering how routine mammograms can detect your risk for heart disease and heart failure.  » Read more about: How Routine Mammograms Can Detect Your Risk For Heart Disease  »


What’s the Difference Between a Breast MRI and a Mammogram?

No woman looks forward to getting a mammogram. The squeezing and pushing is certainly no fun, but it is the best screening tool to detect breast cancer.  However, there are many other examinations such as a breast MRI that can be used by Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center to diagnose cases of abnormal breast tissue.  » Read more about: What’s the Difference Between a Breast MRI and a Mammogram?  »


Preventing Breast Cancer in Your Everyday Life

Do you wake up every morning thinking about preventing breast cancer in your everyday life? We seriously doubt it, but if you are someone with a higher risk for breast cancer due to your family or your age, maybe you should consider paying more attention to preventative strategies. There are some simple and specific changes you can make to help lower your risk for breast cancer.  » Read more about: Preventing Breast Cancer in Your Everyday Life  »


New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines You Should Know

If you have been confused in the past by changes in breast cancer screening guidelines, buckle up! Recently, more changes have been passed down as guidelines, so it’s important to make sure you’re knowledgeable.  » Read more about: New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines You Should Know  »


Is A Mammogram Painful?

Talk to twenty women who have had more than one mammogram in their life, and you will get several different answers to the question: “Is a mammogram painful?”
Uncomfortable and scary may be a common answer. A few might say painful, but it only lasted a few seconds. Others may say it was no big deal.
Anxiety about the test, your personal pain threshold, and the technician all play a huge part in a woman’s perspective relative to their mammogram
Let’s discover a few tips to reduce any discomfort during a mammogram,  » Read more about: Is A Mammogram Painful?  »


3-D Mammograms in Dallas TX

3-D mammograms are a powerful tool in breast cancer detection. In fact, studies show that 3-D mammograms are seven percent more accurate than traditional mammograms. Getting ready for your appointment? Here’s what you need to know about 3-D mammograms:  » Read more about: 3-D Mammograms in Dallas TX  »


The Truth About Mammogram False Positives

According to a recent article by the American Association for Cancer Research, 16 percent of women will get called back for further testing after their first mammogram, and 10 percent will be called after subsequent mammograms. While the call-back percentage is high, only about 0.5 percent of those women will have cancer.  » Read more about: The Truth About Mammogram False Positives  »


Breast Cancer Prevention Tips

According to breastcancer.org, one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over their lifetime.
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Preventing Breast Cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute, one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over their lifetime.
Of course, there is some variance in different people, who may have different risk factors, such as:

age
genetics
hormonal levels
physical activity  » Read more about: Preventing Breast Cancer  »