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Mammography, improved breast cancer care saved as many as 614K lives in US since 1989

Mammography and advances in breast cancer treatment have saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of women in the United States over the last three decades, according to new research published by Cancer. The authors studied breast cancer mortality data and population data for the United States since 1989. Depending on which background mortality assumptions

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Gratitude & Praise

Dear Winifred Leung, M.D and SB Women’s Imaging Center Team, I walked in the door, certain I was at the wrong location. I asked the front desk for Pueblo Radiology’s location, and they kindly assured me that I was in the right location for an ultrasound of my breast. “Really?” I asked. I was in

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Which Type of Medical Scan is Right For Me?

Q. Sometimes my doctor orders an M.R.I., sometimes a CAT scan or an ultrasound. If one is best, why not just order it every time? A. The rationale for selecting an imaging test is complicated, but some general principles can be helpful. Read on: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/23/well/live/which-type-of-medical-scan-is-right-for-me.html By Richard Klasco, M.D. Nov. 23, 2018 The New York

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invasive ductal carcinoma (arrows) detected on screening mammography

How DBT is impacting BI-RADS assessments: 4 key takeaways

How DBT is impacting BI-RADS assessments: 4 key takeaways May 17, 2016 | Michael Walter Over time, the addition of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has been found to have a significant impact on a case’s Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) final assessment, according to a recent study published in Radiology. Madhavi Raghu, MD, Yale

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Quit Smoking

It’s difficult to quit smoking, but you can do it! Pueblo Radiology believes in taking control of your health. Speak to your doctor whether a CT screen is right for you. Screening for some types of cancer has reduced deaths by early detection and treatment.

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