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Medical Library

Welcome to the McLeod Health Medical Library. Here you will find information on medical conditions and treatments as well as educational articles on a wide array of subjects including health, wellness, parenting, and more. Just enter the most relevant search term in the search box to find information on your topic of interest.

  • Spotting Breast Cancer with mammograms

    “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.

  • mammograms: Promise & Limitations

    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.

  • mammograms: Promise and Limitations

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

  • mammograms: Promise and Limitations

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

  • 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.

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