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COVID-19 Service Announcement: Updated May 8, 2020

The health and well being of our patients at Women’s Imaging Specialists is always a priority. Under normal circumstances, our offices undergo rigorous cleaning throughout the day. Since learning of COVID-19, we are taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. Our staff members are: Sanitizing hands immediately before and after

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Radiologists ready to speak with patients about breast density, supplemental screening

Many radiologists believe patient-provider discussions about screening mammography and supplemental screening are inadequate, according to findings published in the Journal of Breast Imaging. The specialty appears ready to step up and take a more visible role in patient education. “Breast cancer screening guidelines currently vary widely among professional societies, resulting in nonuniform screening recommendations from providers,” wrote Shadi

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Georgia on Track to Be the 37th State with Dense Breast Legislation Thanks to GA House Bill 62

Click here to download the release as a PDF. February 12, 2019 01:18 PM Eastern Standard Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Monday, February 11th, 2019 the Georgia House passed House Bill 62, paving the way for Georgia to become the 37th state with legislation requiring that women who receive a mammogram be notified about their breast density

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Best Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer in Stockbridge, GA; Healthy Diet & Weight, Not Drinking Alcohol or Smoking Cigarettes & More

Preventing breast cancer starts with healthy habits, like limiting alcohol intake and staying physically active. It’s important to understand what you can do to reduce your risk for breast cancer. Healthy Diet & Foods to Eat to Prevent Breast Cancer? Having a healthy diet may decrease your risk of some types of cancer, not to

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How Are Breast Cancer Screening Mammograms with Breast Implants Under & Over the Muscle Done in Athens, GA?

Breast implants may make the process of screening for breast cancer a little more difficult but if you have breast implants you should never avoid the process of regular screening. A mammogram can save your life so you should always follow the advice of your physician regarding screening for early detection of breast cancer. If

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Are There Cancer Causing Ingredients & Chemicals in Deodorants & Antiperspirants? Breast Tissue Health Risks of Aluminum & Parabens in Conyers, GA

For years now both the media and the internet have speculated that underarm antiperspirants and deodorants can cause breast cancer. Many media reports suggest that these items contain harmful chemicals which can be absorbed through the skin. In fact some scientists have speculated that some of the ingredients found in antiperspirants and deodorants may be

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Understanding Breast Cancer; Awareness of Different Types of Tumors & Stages, Emotional, Mental & Physical Toll of Detection, Diagnosis & Treatment in Stockbridge, GA

Breast cancer is an ugly phrase most people hope they never have to hear. When a loved one is diagnosed with breast cancer, many people don’t know a whole lot about it. Apologetic sympathies are issued, sometimes support and strength is offered, but if you or a dear one has been diagnosed, there comes a

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