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Schedule Your Screening Mammogram Around Your COVID-19 Vaccine
Schedule Your Screening Mammogram Around Your COVID-19 Vaccine

People who need a screening mammogram should schedule their appointment before their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or at least four weeks after receiving ...

Fast Breast MRI Available to Women with Average Breast Cancer Risk
Fast Breast MRI Available to Women with Average Breast Cancer Risk

Duke Health now offers fast breast MRI, also known as abbreviated screening breast MRI, to detect breast cancer in women considered at average risk. The proced ...

What Is 3D Mammography?
What Is 3D Mammography?

Digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammography), available at Duke locations in Durham and Raleigh, is the latest diagnostic advance in breast cancer detection. ...

Six Questions to Ask About Mammograms
Six Questions to Ask About Mammograms

The latest mammogram guidelines leave many women unsure about when and how often to be screened for breast cancer. Here are the six questions about mammograms ...

Lung Cancer Screening Catches Early Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Screening Catches Early Lung Cancer

Ronald Knowles was smoking two to three packs of cigarettes a day and coping with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) when he went for his first appoi ...

Lung cancer screening: take action now
Lung cancer screening: take action now

Shirley Sulick decided to get screened for lung cancer after reading a magazine article about who is at risk. The screening caught her cancer early. “That deci ...

Seeing Spots on Your Mammogram
Seeing Spots on Your Mammogram

Not all women have calcifications in their breasts—but most do. These deposits show up as tiny white spots on a mammogram, and there may be only one or two, or ...