The breast cancer physicians of the Sentara Cancer Network urge women to schedule yearly screening mammography beginning at age 40.Radiologists look at your X-rays for breast changes that do not look normal and for differences in each breast. They will compare your past mammograms. Doctors also look for lumps and calcifications.
Mammography is considered an invaluable tool against breast cancer, one of the most deadly type of cancer in women. Sentara breast care centers offer a calm, patient-centered environment to make breast healthcare as easy and comfortable as possible. Sentara’s multi-disciplinary team approach reassures patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer that their care is being reviewed by several different experts.More About Mammograms:How does a mammogram work?Mammogram locationsSchedule an appointment
Additional Resources:Sentara Breast CentersSentara Cancer NetworkBreast Cancer Care at Sentara Medline PlusAmerican Cancer Society