Thursday, February 7, 2013

Love Yourself Enough to Get An Annual Mammogram


February, the month of love. This is a great time to think of something positive we can do for ourselves. As women we are always doing for others first, our family, our friends, our jobs. But every once in a while we really do need to take care of ourselves.

One quick thing you can do , if you are 40 years old or more ( like some of us), is to make sure you are caught up on your latest mammogram screening or if you have never had one call and schedule one at your nearest Radiology center.

You don’t need an order from you doctor unless you are having a problem and need a diagnostic mammogram.

Why get a mammogram? Because finding a breast cancer early CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE! And your family, your friends and your coworkers want you  around for a long time!

Did you know that 1 in 8 of us will have breast cancer by the time we are ninety? I don’t know about you, but I have the cutest grandchildren and plan to live until I am 100.

Nearly 8 out of 10 breast cancers occur in women over the age of 50. A 70 year old is almost twice as likely to develop breast cancer as a women of 50, according to American Cancer Society. So we should have our yearly mammograms no matter how old we are, unless we are medically unable to do this test.

Are mammograms safe to do yearly? YES! Over the past 20 or so years, both the equipment and how the mammograms are done have greatly improved. The level of radiation exposure used today is very, very low.

Here at PinnacleHealth we have the latest in 3-D mammogram technology called Tomosynthesis and this type of mammogram can allow us to see through very dense breast tissue with better accuracy.

Almost all insurances provide coverage for a yearly mammogram and if you don’t have insurance.  PinnacleHealth also has a low cost program to help with the costs.

You can do this! Give yourself extra special attention  during this month of love. You deserve it!

21 comments:

  1. My wife is wondering where to get her mammogram in Richmond. Do you know of any good places that she could go? Thanks for your help!

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  2. At what age do you suggest starting to get them? My mom is getting a mammography in Chandler, AZ and it has just got me thinking.

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  4. It took my mom a long time to get her courage up to go get a mammogram but soon enough she went and saw a doctor that did mammography in Chandler, AZ and she is sure happy she did.

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  5. I remember when I took my ex to her mammography appointment in Chandler az. She wanted someone to go with her and no one else would go so she asked me. I knew she was scared so I went with her. So I know it is very important myself that getting a mammogram can save your life.

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  6. My friend has been very worried about her family history of cancer. I think that she should visit http://www.evdi.com/procedures/breast-imaging to see if she should go to get one done. It could help her out a lot.

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  7. I am so grateful for mammography. I think there are fantastic technology. They saved my mother's life.

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