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 regular mammography screenings are recommended for all women starting at age 40. While these tests are the most effective ways to discover disease early, breast cancer doesn’t always begin […]

Five Keys to Success for Women Runners

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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, avoiding injury is crucial. Connecticut Breast Imaging suggests reviewing these five key areas to help you stay safe and injury-free when running. Hydration Hydration is a key, and often […]

The Benefits of Green Tea for Breast Cancer Patients

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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 and consumption of foods that may boost their immune system and overall health is a crucial part of the journey. We like to share information, such as this article […]

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 our physical traits, like the color of our hair or eyes, they also determine other characteristics. Genes are responsible for our blood type, immune system capabilities, and the general […]

How to Perform a Self-Breast Exam

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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 who knows your own body best, you can be your own best advocate for good breast health. A self-breast examination can help screen and check for: Abnormalities including masses or […]

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 interfere with mammography. In actuality, your radiologist and technologist are well versed in how to work with the implants to capture valuable imaging to view the natural breast tissue. […]