mammogram


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mam·mo·gram

 (măm′ə-grăm′)
n.
1. An image of the breast produced by mammography.
2. The procedure performed to produce such an image.

mam•mo•gram

(ˈmæm əˌgræm)

n.
an x-ray photograph obtained by mammography.
[1935–40]

mam·mo·gram

(măm′ə-grăm′)
An x-ray image of the human breast, used to detect tumors or other abnormalities.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mammogram - X-ray film of the soft tissue of the breastmammogram - X-ray film of the soft tissue of the breast
roentgenogram, X-ray photograph, X-ray picture, X ray, X-ray - a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis
Translations

mammogram

[ˈmæməgræm] Nmamografía f

mammogram

[ˈmæməgræm] nmammographie f

mammogram

n (Med) → Mammogramm nt

mam·mo·gram

n. mamograma, rayos-x de la mama.

mammogram

n mamografía (estudio)
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At an Austin radiology center on a recent afternoon, a technologist pointed to an X-ray image to explain what doctors can see on a 3-D mammogram more clearly than on a 2-D one: blood vessels, mammary glands - and early signs of cancer.
Today, five mammogram centres operate in Nicosia, Limassol, Paphos, Larnaca and Famagusta.
Every week, I see women diagnosed with advanced breast cancer who have never had (or have not recently had) a screening mammogram.
A woman will often be called back on her first screening mammogram because she has no previous exams for comparison.
But women are being advised that breast cancer can be missed if the mammogram is not carried out correctly.
My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 40s after an annual mammogram.
With so many things that factor into your risk, it's important to catch any warning signs early with screenings such as a mammogram.
Recent research has revealed that more than three-quarters (78 percent) of women surveyed said they strongly believe mammograms are important, but nearly half (46 percent) of the women had not had an annual mammogram.
The American Cancer Society recommends that women with dense breast tissue undergo a clinical breast exam at least every three years starting at age 20, and a mammogram every year starting at age 40.
Safe and highly accurate, a mammogram is an X-ray photograph of the breast.
The study gives longer follow-up on nearly 90,000 women who had annual breast exams by a nurse to check for lumps plus a mammogram, or the nurse's breast exam alone.
During 1993-2010, among women aged 50-64 years, insured women were more likely than uninsured women to report having a mammogram in the past 2 years.