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John C. Lincoln offers state’s 1st Low Dose 3D mammograms

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John C. Lincoln’s Breast Health and Research Center in North Phoenix is now Arizona’s first site to offer low dose 3-D mammography, the latest innovation in breast cancer screening. The new low dose 3-D system from Hologic requires less compression time and reduces radiation exposure. It does this by creating 2-D images from the 3-D… Read More →

John C. Lincoln offers state's 1st Low Dose 3D mammograms

breast.cancer

John C. Lincoln’s Breast Health and Research Center in North Phoenix is now Arizona’s first site to offer low dose 3-D mammography, the latest innovation in breast cancer screening. The new low dose 3-D system from Hologic requires less compression time and reduces radiation exposure. It does this by creating 2-D images from the 3-D… Read More →

Be Proactive: Health Screenings 101

Health Screenings 101
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Everyone has heard it: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This oft-used quote from the one-and-only Benjamin Franklin could not be truer for anyone more than seniors. From arthritis to Alzheimer’s, Scottsdale residents need to take control of their health and wellness at the most proactive level possible. Among the most… Read More →

Top 5 Health Screenings Every Woman Should Have

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Preventative health screenings are important but there is conflicting information about who needs them, when the right time is to get screened and how often certain tests should be done. May is National Women’s Health Month so it’s time to set the record straight and take health matters into your own hands. “Preventative health screenings… Read More →

Develop Strategies To Detect Breast Cancer Early

Breast Cancer - Scottsdale Living Magazine Fall 2011

According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the U.S, making breast cancer the second-most-common cancer among American women, after skin cancer. Despite those gloomy statistics, there are strategies women can use to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. “It is… Read More →