woman about to go into an mri machine talking to tech

A Mammogram? Breast Ultrasound? MRI? – Who Gets What?

A subset of women, because of their genetics, breast structure, and/or family history, may want to take advantage of screening tools such as the 3D mammograms, MRI, and Automated Breast Ultrasound. This is why it’s best to work with your health care provider, giving them a thorough history, and the information they need, so that together you can choose the best screening plan for you.
Read More >
ultrasound wand

A Mammogram? Breast Ultrasound? MRI? – Who Gets What?

Why Do I Need a Breast Ultrasound?Heather was just notified that in addition to her mammogram, it was also recommended that she have a breast ultrasound because her breast tissue was dense. She was confused. Why do I need that, she wondered? Is there something wrong and why didn’t they just do the ultrasound in the first place?
Read More >
women getting a mammogram

A Mammogram? Breast Ultrasound? MRI? – Who Gets What? Part One

Breast cancer remains one of the most common cancers among women, and certainly one that the vast majority of my patients worry about. Breast cancer affects roughly 1 in 8 women. Only cancer that’s more common in women is skin cancer.
Read More >
woman holding up kidney stone models in position

Kidney Stones: What You Need to Know

Passing a kidney stone is often described as one of the most painful experiences a person can have. Some liken the intensity of the pain to what women experience in labor. If you’ve had one, then you’re at risk of having more in the future. 
Read More >