Directory of Mammography Articles
The purpose of this directory is to help Imaginis users navigate through the extensive information provided on mammography. Click on an item below for in-depth information on that topic.
General Information on Mammography
- Introduction to Mammography
- What is a Mammogram?
- How is a Mammogram Performed?
- Views Taken During Screening and Diagnostic Mammography
- Breast Compression During Mammography
- Minimizing Pain and Discomfort During Mammography
- Skin Markers Used During Mammography
- Special Mammography Views
- Mammogram Guidelines for Women
- How Mammography is Performed: Imaging and Positioning
- Mammogram Benefits and Risks
- Mammography-Guided Breast Biopsy
Types of Mammograms
- Screening Mammogram
- Diagnostic Mammogram
- Special Mammogram Views (Spot Compression/Magnification)
- Ductogram/Galactogram: Imaging the Breast Ducts)
- Understanding the Mammography Report
- Mammography Interpretation (BI-RADS System/How Results are Classified)
- Breast Cancer Diagnostic Process
- Where to Find a Mammography Facility
- How to Choose a High-Quality Mammography Center
- Mammography Quality Standards Act
Advances in Mammography
- Advances in Mammography and Breast Imaging
- Digital Mammography
- Technologies to Improve Mammography (Computer-Aided Detection/Digital Film Viewer)
Mammography After Breast Surgery
- Mammography after Lumpectomy or Quadrantectomy
- Mammography after Subcutaneous Mastectomy
- Mammography after Simple (Total), Modified Radical, or Radical Mastectomy
Frequently Asked Questions about Mammography
- What is a Mammogram?
- Why is Mammography Sometimes Uncomfortable?
- When Should I Get a Mammogram?
- Do I Need a Referral (Prescription) to Receive Mammography?
- Does a Mammogram Take the Place of a Manual Breast Examination?
- What Is a Baseline Mammogram?
- How Long Do Mammography Examinations Take?
- What is a Cleavage View?
- Do I Need a Mammogram If I Have Breast Implants?
- Can X-Ray Mammograms Cause Cancer?
- Where Can I Find a Mammography Facility?
- How Much Does a Mammogram Cost?
- How Often Should I Receive a Mammogram?
- Why Aren't Ultrasound, MRI, or Other Tests Used To Screen For Breast Cancer?
- Why is Mammography Not 100% Accurate?
- Is Digital Mammography Better Than Standard Film Mammography?
- What Does "In Situ" Mean?
- What are Metastases?
- What are Calcifications?
- What is a Cyst?
- What is a Fibroadenoma?
- What is Fibrocystic Breast Condition?
- My Breasts are Lumpy; Do I Still Need to Examine Them?
- What Can I Do to Lower My Risk of Breast Cancer?
Additional Mammography Topics
- Mammography on Small Breasts
- Male Breast Cancer and Mammography
- Mammography Guidelines for Women with Breast Implants
- The Case for Mammography: What One Flawed Study and Critics of the Exam Donâ€™t Address
Updated: December 2010