The Importance of Mammograms
Dr. Ben Anderson explains why mammograms are so important. Mammograms are the fundamental tool for finding breast cancer early and it is early detection and treatment that saves lives. Early detectionnot allows women to live longer, it also requires less aggressive therapy techniques that can save the breast and avoid mastectomy. Dr. Anderson also discusses the virtues of digital mammography, and how they use less radiation and have been shown to be superior to analog methods.