PeaceHealth Breast Center
Did you know...
- breast cancer will affect an average of one in eight women sometime in their lifetime?
- breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer related deaths in women?
- numerous studies prove that early detection is a vital component in the successful treatment of breast cancer?
- breast self-exams and mammograms play a central part in the early detection of breast cancer?
Mammograms can detect changes in the breast that may be early signs of cancer, but are too small or subtle to be felt. Mammography has greatly enhanced the ability to detect breast cancers at earlier stages. Now a new technology called full field digital mammography shows great promise in the fight against breast cancer.
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