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Subject: Breast Cancer

2D vs 3D Mammography
Dr. Susan Kennedy explains 3D mammography, a revolutionary new screening and diagnostic tool designed for early breast cancer detection. We believe it’s the most revolutionary breast screening breakthrough in nearly 20 years. 

What is a Diagnostic Breast Exam
Dr. Susan Kennedy explains diagnostic mammography studies at Wake Radiology that are always directed by a radiologist who is onsite. 

Breast Imaging
The unique breadth and depth of Wake Radiology’s breast imaging expertise allows us to offer a full spectrum of breast imaging services, from conventional 2D and 3D mammographybreast ultrasound and Breast MRI to three types of image-guided breast biopsy. 

 

Breast Cancer Awareness
Dr. Danielle Wellman stops by to tell us about the technology making cancer detection easier.

NBC-17 – MammoSite Breast Cancer Procedure Saves Time (2004)

WRAL – Mammosite Breast Cancer Procedure Comes to Triangle (2003)

WRAL-TV5 – MammoSite Breast Cancer Procedure Comes to Triangle (2003)

Wake Radiology Supports New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

New breast cancer screening guidelines outlined by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) call for risk assessments beginning at age 30 for all women and detail specific instructions for African American women who are at an increase risk of mortality from breast cancer. Learn more…


What is the role of breast ultrasound?

Breast ultrasound shouldn’t replace your mammogram, but it does provide additional diagnostic information, especially if there’s an area of concern. Learn more about the role of breast ultrasound from Dr. Susan Kennedy, one of our breast imaging radiologists. Learn more…


Why Risk Matters: Updated Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

It’s important to understand your risk for breast cancer. The new guidelines announced earlier this year, Dr. Danielle Wellman helps explain when women should have their first mammogram, how often they should be screened, and what do to do if they are considered to have a higher risk for breast cancer. Learn more…


Everything Is Coming Up Roses!

Wake Radiology is proud to sponsor the Susan G. Komen Triangle Race for the Cure (for the 11th year!) and is excited to kick off a six-week campaign using roses to explain the benefits of 3D mammography. Local women are invited to take the rose pledge and be entered to win roses for a year! Learn more…


Don’t Let Pink Be Pointless

Pink and ribbons have become synonymous with October, but when was the last time these symbols actually made you stop and think of an individual person – someone who is fighting the disease or the impact early detection can make. Drs. Wellman and Burke encourage you not to let pink be pointless in October and every month of the year. Learn more…


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