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Tag: Mammography

Breast density
October 22, 2020

In recent years, a lot of effort has been placed on increasing awareness about breast cancer and the steps you can take to minimise its impact. This is largely due to the fact that today, breast cancer is the most common cancer to affect women around the world. It is also easily treated in its early stages. Regular breast cancer screenings and awareness about risk factors can go a long way in minimising the impact of breast cancer.  Breast density is one of the risk factors that is detected

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breast cancer screening, diagnosing breast cancer, detection of breast cancer, breast cancer check, clinical breast exam, breast cancer examination, finding breast cancer, ways to diagnose breast cancer
August 10, 2020

Breast cancer in women is the most common type of cancer in India, amounting to 14% of all cancers in women. There are a rising number of cases in both rural and urban India, with one woman diagnosed with breast cancer every 4 minutes.  Studies have established that sociodemographic, epidemiological, and socioeconomic status also contributes to breast cancer, the risk of which increases with lifestyle choices such as low physical activity and consumption of high‑fat diet.  What is the

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BIRADS, BIRADS in mammography
July 10, 2020

BI-RADS refers to Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System. It is a standardized system developed by American College of Radiology (ACR) for the radiologists to categorize their findings of the mammogram. A mammogram is an X-Ray of the breast and used to detect early signs of breast cancer. The BI-RADS score helps radiologists communicate the results of the mammogram clearly to your doctor, along with assessment and follow-up recommendations. BIRADS scoring and interpretation When your

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