30 Sep '15, 2pm

Veterans, get screened! #BreastCancerAwareness

Veterans, get screened! #BreastCancerAwareness

Breast Cancer: The Importance of Mammograms Dr. Katherine Martin explains 3D breast imaging to Air Force Veteran Susan Myers. Photo by Bruce Bowens By Hans Petersen Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Air Force Veteran Susan Myers says, “VA saved my life.” She had been going in for her annual mammogram for about seven years and always got the good news that there was no evidence of cancer. Last year, she had her mammogram at the Phoenix VA Medical Center where they have digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), also known as 3D breast imaging, where the x-ray tube and imaging plate move during the exposure. According to Dr. Katherine Martin, Director of Breast Imaging at the Phoenix VA, “DBT’s biggest advantage is its ability to create multiple thin slice images of the breast, which allow the radiologist to better distinguish between overlapping dense tissue and a true underlying mass...

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