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  • Cancer

    3D Mammograms: Better Detection; Less Need to Rescan Patients

    W. Shawn Conwell, MD, FACR
    Carolina Radiology Associates

    Technical breakthroughs continuously improve diagnosis and treatment. Such is the case of 3D Mammography, now available at McLeod Health. Radiologist W. Shawn Conwell, MD, explains why 3D mammograms are better for spotting breast cancer than traditional 2D mammography.

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    3D Mammograms: Better Detection; Less Need to Rescan Patients

    Technical breakthroughs continuously improve diagnosis and treatment. Such is the case of 3D Mammography, now available at McLeod Health. Radiologist W. Shawn Conwell, MD, explains why 3D mammograms are better for spotting breast cancer than traditional 2D mammography.

  • Cancer

    Mammograms: Promise and Limitations

    Noel L. Phipps, MD
    Carolina Radiology Associates

    Mammograms don’t prevent cancer and they have their limitations. Yet, mammograms are the most effective way available to screen women for breast cancer.

  • Uncategorized

    Mammograms: Promise and Limitations

    Noel L. Phipps, MD
    Carolina Radiology Associates

    Mammograms don’t prevent cancer and they have their limitations. Yet, mammograms are the most effective way available to screen women for breast cancer.

  • Uncategorized

    Mammograms: Promise & Limitations

    Noel L. Phipps, MD
    Carolina Radiology Associates

    Mammograms don’t prevent cancer and they have their limitations. Yet, mammograms are the most effective way available to screen women for breast cancer. “Studies show that regular mammograms lower a woman of 50’s risk of dying by 35%,” says McLeod Radiologist Dr. Noel Phipps.

  • Cancer

    Spotting Breast Cancer with Mammograms

    Noel L. Phipps, MD
    Carolina Radiology Associates

    “When it comes to discovering breast cancer, a woman can do a self-exam, looking for lumps or changes in the size or shape of the breast,” says Radiologist Dr. Noel Phipps, Medical Director of McLeod Breast Imaging.

  • McLeod Dillon and the American Cancer Society Encourage Mammograms

    (10/23/12) – October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The key to celebrating more birthdays – and employment anniversaries – is to stay

  • Cancer

    Breast Cancer and The Surgeon’s Key Role

    Amanda Turbeville, MD
    McLeod Loris Seacoast Surgery – Little River

    When the diagnosis confirms cancer, a team of people goes to work for you …and with you. McLeod Breast Surgeon Amanda Turbeville, MD, explains the process – starting with your mammogram.

  • Cancer

    6 Breast Cancer Myths and the Truth You Need to Know

    Karim Tazi, MD
    McLeod Oncology and Hematology Associates

    There are so many myths about breast cancer that it is difficult to narrow down the list,” says McLeod Oncologist Karim Tazi, MD.

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