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The Importance of Doing your Mammogram from a Technologist's Point of View

World Radiography Day is a celebration on November 8th each year, marking the anniversary of the discovery of X-rays by German mechanical engineer, William Röntgen in 1895. 933 more words

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Squished boobs


No, this isn’t some kind of warped post where I talk about the perks of owning a pair of mammary glands, so look away now if you’re not grown up enough to cope with the subject without tittering, (or, as Frankie Howerd used to say, “Titter ye not…”) 1,007 more words

DCH hospital in Tuscaloosa offers free breast cancer screenings

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and DCH Regional Hospital in Tuscaloosa is doing their part by helping women in the community get free screenings. 165 more words

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Go Pink

This post is a little different than my usual, but since it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I thought addressing typical patient questions would be more appropriate. 568 more words

No more excuses: Free program improves access to mammograms

What would it take for you to get screened for breast cancer?

The Upstate Cancer Center has someone who will

* schedule the mammogram appointment for you, 145 more words


Fight Like a Girl

October is breast cancer awareness month and an ideal time to learn all you can about the steps you can take to prevent the most common cancer affecting women in the developed world. 2,485 more words

Health And Wellness

Oh It's Cryin' Time Again They're Gonna Squeeze You

You’re almost done at your doctor’s office door when they drop it on you: “And of course you’ll have the yearly mammogram before the end of the month?” chirped my primary care person last April, with the same merry tone as when she orders up the dread colonoscopy. 662 more words