Where is interventional radiology headed in the future?
A. As technology advances and high-quality imaging equipment becomes more widely available, interventional radiology is able to offer patients and referral physicians a host of new treatment options. Mammography Q. What can I do to help detect breast cancer when it is still at a curable stage? A. Perform monthly breast self-examination beginning at age 20. Inform your physician of any suspicious changes or lumps. Have a clinical breast examination performed by a trained health care provider every three years beginning at age 20, then annually beginning at age 40. Begin annual screening mammography at age 40. If you may be at increased risk (e.g., positive family history, high-risk genetic tendency or have a history of past breast cancer ) you should talk with your physicians about the benefits of starting mammography screening earlier or having additional special tests such as Breast Ultrasound, Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI), or MRI. Q. What is the cause of breast cancer? A. The