Apr.
20
Hand Holding 4.20.18

What to Do After Your Mammogram

Mammography is the best tool doctors currently have to detect breast cancer early. Early detection of breast cancer means less invasive treatment protocols and fewer deaths from the disease overall. Unfortunately, many women will get called back for additional imaging after their mammogram is flagged as abnormal. Most callbacks are due to false positive images […]

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Apr.
20
Radioligist 4.20.18

How to Choose a Radiologist

When it’s time to get your yearly mammogram, all of the fancy amenities in the world at your mammogram center don’t matter if the radiologist in charge of your exam isn’t qualified.. A qualified radiologist boils down to one who specializes in breast imaging and dedicates a majority of his or her time to interpreting […]

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Mar.
23
Mammogram Machine 3.16.18

Is A Mammogram Safe?

What is a Mammogram? A mammogram is a diagnostic image that allows doctors to look for changes in breast tissue. The mammography process uses a practical x-ray machine with a very low dose of radiation. This helps to minimize the risks associated with medical radiation exposure. Why Would Someone Be Skeptical to Get One? A […]

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Mar.
09
Doctor & Patient 3.9.18

What Should I Do to Prepare for a Mammogram?

Mammograms are the single most effective tool available for early breast cancer detection. Early detection of breast cancer reduces a woman’s risk of dying from the disease by 25% – 30%. If you’re nearing 40 years old- the recommended age for women to begin annually scheduling a mammogram –  you may have a lot of […]

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Feb.
23
Schedule Mammogram 2.23.18

When to Start Breast Cancer Screening

As a woman who makes proactive choices to stay healthy, you already know that practicing good lifestyle choices and getting a regular breast cancer screening are important in taking control of your overall health. As you get older, your risk of developing other kinds of cancer,  also increases. Read on to learn the guidelines for […]

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Feb.
21
Mammogram 2.21.18

What Does an Abnormal Mammogram Mean?

If you’ve experienced years of normal mammograms in the past, you may feel overwhelmed with anxiety if you receive an abnormal mammogram result. Don’t panic. There are many reasons you might receive abnormal results, and the vast majority are not breast cancer. Learn why your screening may need a second look and what steps you’ll follow next. Why […]

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Feb.
06
celebrating one year at pure mammography

PURE Mammography Celebrates One Year

To commemorate PURE's first year in business, we are offering a special gift to patients who schedule an appointment with us during the month of February.

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Jan.
28
Mammogram

Best Painless Mammogram on Long Island

Squeezing. Mashing. Hard plastic paddles. If you’ve never had a mammogram, these terms may scare you away from getting a test you need. But rest assured that a painless mammogram is possible.

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Jan.
18
young female patient

What Makes a 3D Mammogram Different?

Are you proactive about your health by receiving yearly mammograms? If so, you should know that not all mammogram centers are equipped with the newest technology.

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Dec.
27
Female Family Members with Breast Cancer Awareness

Family History & Breast Cancer

Many women who get breast cancer have a family history of the disease. Taking control of your health by getting a mammogram and living a healthy lifestyle can help reduce your risk.

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