How to Become a Registered Mammography Technologist

Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women, and mammograms are an important part of helping diagnose the disease and help increase the chances of survival. Mammography technologists are vital to taking digital pictures of the breast and detecting lumps or tumors. Is becoming a mammography technologist a goal of yours?  Prerequisites for Registered Mammography Technologists  To become a registered mammography technologist, you will need at … Continue reading How to Become a Registered Mammography Technologist

How to Decrease Anxiety During Mammograms

When you think about it, mammograms and anxiety kind of go hand in hand. For many patients the stress sets in the moment they are faced with making their annual appointment. It is understandable why patients dread their mammograms, but it does not have to be as bad as they work it up to be. When we create an experience for our patients that is … Continue reading How to Decrease Anxiety During Mammograms

Dedicated Breast CT: New Technology

One of the primary barriers to women scheduling mammograms is the discomfort – or the fear of the discomfort – from the compression required to remove overlapping tissue for a diagnostic image. Many solutions have been explored to reduce the discomfort or pain in the procedure, including allowing the patient to control the amount of compression used for imaging. In many facilities, this option is … Continue reading Dedicated Breast CT: New Technology

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Celebrating Women’s Achievements: A Salute to RT(R)(M)

This month we have been paying tribute to women who make a difference. There is no greater impact in women’s health than the radiologic technologists who specialize in mammography. From the list of more than 200 different types of cancers identified, breast cancer is diagnosed with the greatest frequency (excluding skin cancer). The soldiers and pioneers on the battle ground against breast cancer are the … Continue reading Celebrating Women’s Achievements: A Salute to RT(R)(M)