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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 Asks Local Women to Make a Pinky Promise Pledge

Wake Radiology is asking area women to “use the power of the pinky” to promote early detection as part of a month-long focus on breast cancer. To increase awareness, we’re asking area women to make a “pinky promise pledge” with someone they care about that they will have a screening mammogram within the next 12 months. Learn more…


Survivors and Supporters Make the 2016 Komen Race for the Cure a Big Success

Wake Radiology, the Triangle’s leading provider of outpatient medical imaging, extends a big thank you to all of the survivors and supporters who helped make last weekend’s Komen Triangle Race of the Cure a resounding success. A bright sunny day greeted race-goers at The Frontier, the race’s new location in Research Triangle Park. More than 8,000 people participated in the event. Learn more…


How early can a mammogram detect breast cancer?

Research, radiologists and other medical professional all agree that mammograms are the key to detecting breast cancer. But, just how early is this tool effective? Dr. Duncan Rougier-Chapman, breast imaging specialists, explains the impressive statistics behind this important annual screening exam. Learn more…


Monthly Diligence Matters: A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Story

Most of us know that monthly breast exams are important. Karen Carter knew it and shared that information daily with other women. Karen is an Assistant Manager and Technologist at Wake Radiology. She shares her story about how this simple, easy exam saved her life. Having been involved in the medical field for 42 years, I have always been diligent about getting my yearly mammogram as well as doing monthly breast exams. Learn more…


One of Our Own: Susan Bradsher

Susan Bradsher began working at Wake Radiology in 1985. After a break while her children were young, she returned to Wake Radiology in 2007. When 3D mammography was introduced in 2013, her boss, Kim Morris, suggested she try it. Susan was 49 years old and healthy. It had been two years since her last mammogram. Learn more…


The Women in the Center Ring

Behind those pink gloves, there is a story, a very personal story about how each of these women faced her breast cancer. While these women may look like someone you know — a sister, mom, or friend — they are extremely special to us. Learn more…


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