About 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Although breast cancer rates in the U.S. are actually decreasing, breast cancer is still the second leading cause of cancer death among women—second only to lung cancer. Knowing your risk and getting your regular screening mammogram are the best […]
If you have dense breasts, you most likely found out because you received a letter informing you of your dense breast tissue after your recent mammogram. These letters, which are required by law in 24 states, including Minnesota, are not uncommon. About 45% of women between the ages of 40 and 74 have dense breasts. […]
Girls Night Out is coming to the Breast Center of Maple Grove on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Join us for a screening mammogram, free leg vein screening, appetizers, wine, prizes and more free stuff. Plus all Epionce products will be 15% off. Call (763) 398-6370 to reserve your space, today!
A mammogram is a screening tool that is used to help doctors detect abnormalities in the breasts. If an abnormality is found on your mammogram, your doctor will order additional testing, which may include a breast ultrasound, to make a definitive diagnosis. While about 90% mammogram findings turn out to be non-cancerous, it’s important to […]
As many as 40% of breast cancers are found by a physical exam, not mammography. While mammography remains the gold standard in the early detection of breast cancer, a breast self-exam can be a useful tool to help women become more familiar with what’s normal and not normal for their breasts. What A breast self-exam […]