Useful Information About Breast Health Imaging
Get to Know Parisa Lotfi, M.D.
Dr. Lotfi is Connecticut Breast Imaging’s New Director of Breast Imaging at the new flagship office in Brookfield, CT Parisa Lotfi, M.D. joined Connecticut Breast Imaging after
Seeing Pink Should Make You Think: “It’s Time to Get a Mammogram”
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We recommend annual screening mammograms in all women of average risk starting at 40. Screening mammograms save lives. Know the
Breast Cancer Myths
Connecticut Breast Imaging Provides Clear Answers on Six Common Misconceptions Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women (after skin cancer) in the
What is a Women’s Imaging Center?
A women’s imaging center offers a variety of diagnostic tests that are specific to women’s health. Because women have different body structures and health concerns than
Uncommon Symptoms of Breast Cancer
Brought to you by Connecticut Breast Imaging Regular breast self-examinations can detect abnormalities, and mammograms can provide images that detect breast tissue changes. This is why
Insulin Resistance, Body Fat, and Breast Cancer
Two of the most prominent factors linked to breast cancer in women are insulin resistance and excess adipose tissue, also known as body fat. What is
Five Keys to Success for Women Runners
Brought to you by Connecticut Breast Imaging Running is an excellent way to stay healthy and active, control your weight and keep your body strong. However,
The Benefits of Green Tea for Breast Cancer Patients
Connecticut Breast Imaging is dedicated to caring for each patient throughout a cancer journey, from initial testing and diagnosis through treatment and recovery. A healthy diet
The Breast Cancer Gene: BRCA
Genes are pieces of our DNA that code for individual traits. We get one set of genes from each of our biological parents. While genes determine
How to Perform a Self-Breast Exam
A breast self examination (BSE) is a self-screening method that allows you to check for breast lumps from the comfort of your home. As the one
Implants and Mammography: What You Need to Know
Many women and transgender individuals who have breast implants are uncertain of the best methods to check for breast cancer. Many people think that breast implants
What’s the Difference Between 2D and 3D Mammograms?
Many people are familiar with mammograms as they are an extremely effective method of checking for breast cancer. Mammograms are a powerful invention and to a
Mammogram While Breastfeeding: What You Need to Know
Mothers breastfeed their babies to keep them healthy by giving them necessary nutrients that help them grow in an optimal way. Breastfeeding a child also strengthens
How Long Does an Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy Take?
Ultrasound-guided breast biopsies are used by doctors to check for malignant tissue. Your doctor might suggest an ultrasound biopsy if an area in the breast exhibits
How Do You Choose a Breast Imaging Center?
How Do I Pick My Radiologist? A big question for patients is how do I pick a breast facility and a specialty-trained radiologist to interpret my
Now Is The Time To Get A Mammogram!
COVID-19 At the onset of COVID-19, screening mammography was put on hold to help decrease the spread of the virus. One unfortunate consequence of this has
Dense Breasts A patient may be worried the first time a medical professional recommends doing more testing to get a “clearer” look at the breasts. However,
Think Pink, Think Early Detection
Pink, Pink, Everywhere See pink, wear pink, think pink in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You just saw a pink ribbon – did it remind
Self Breast Exams Are Critical to Breast Health
Doing A Self-Exam Doing self-exams is a simple, effective, and critical tool in maintaining breast health. Did you know? The early signs of many breast abnormalities
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Tomosynthesis A tricky word to pronounce but an important word to understand! Also called three-dimensional (3D) mammography, tomosynthesis is an advanced form of breast imaging that
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Facts You Need to Know
See pink, wear pink, think pink in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You just saw a pink ribbon – did it remind you to schedule