Article - 3 Minute Read
May 11, 2018
Getting cancer screenings plays an important role in reducing your future risk of cancer, with a focus on early detection and treatment.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Categorized as: Cancer Care, Living and Wellness, Nutrition
Tagged with: cancer, cancer screening, mammogram, Melanoma
October 6, 2017
Walking into your first mammogram can be scary when you aren't sure what to expect. Learn how mammograms work and what you can do to prepare for yours.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Categorized as: Breast Cancer, Cancer Care, Women's Health
Tagged with: breast cancer, diagnostic mammogram, first mammogram, mammogram
November 10, 2015
Learn the recommended age to get a year mammogram, as well as the risk and benefits of breast cancer screening.
Categorized as: Breast Cancer, Cancer Care, Health Topics A-Z
Tagged with: American Cancer Society, breast cancer, cancer, mammogram, mammography, MRI
November 8, 2015
3D mammography may offer more diagnostic accuracy and screening for breast cancer than traditional mammograms. Learn more about this technology.
Categorized as: Cancer Care, Women's Health
Tagged with: 3d mammography, American Cancer Society, breast cancer, cancer screening, mammogram, mammography, MRI, tomosynthesis, x-ray
December 28, 2014
Looking for a resolution for 2015? A popular one is to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Here are five resolutions that can help prevent cancer.
Categorized as: Cancer Care, Living and Wellness
Tagged with: annual exam, breast cancer, cancer prevention, cervical cancer, colorectal cancer, diet, exercise, fitness, lung cancer, mammogram, New Year's Day, pap smear, quit smoking
October 24, 2014
Statistics show that one in eight women can expect to be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Know the symptoms.
Tagged with: 1-866-MyMagee, American Cancer Society, breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month, breast cancer risk, breast cancer symptoms, breast self-awareness, diagnosed breast cancers, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Magee-Womens Imaging Services, mammogram
October 3, 2014
Do you know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer? During this October, brush up on your knowledge for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Tagged with: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month, cancer symptoms, digital mammography, ductal carcinoma, lobular carcinoma, Magee-Womens High-Risk Breast Cancer Program, magnetic resonance imaging, mammogram, mammography, minimally invasive breast biopsy, MRI, symptoms of breast cancer, ultrasound, women's cancer
Article - 2 Minute Read
January 19, 2014
Learn more about imaging exams, including both diagnostic and screening, and discover when you should expect to need to visit an imaging center.
Medically Reviewed by Imaging Services
Categorized as: Living and Wellness, Women's Health
Tagged with: breast imaging, breast ultrasound, CT, diagnostic exam, imaging exam, mammogram, MRI, nuclear medicine, obstetric ultrasound, PET, screening exam, ultrasound, x-ray
January 6, 2014
Watch our video series on frequently asked questions about mammography and schedule your screening appointment with Magee Womens' Imaging.
Categorized as: Breast Cancer, Women's Health
Tagged with: 3d mammogram, digital mammogram, faq, frequently asked questions, mammogram, mammography, screening mammogram, tomosynthesis