mammogram radiation

Mammograms Explained: Duration, Radiation Exposure, & More

Mammograms are the best tool for detecting breast cancer early and giving women a fighting chance to beat the disease before it spreads. Below, we discuss everything you need to know about mammograms,  including answers to the common questions: “what is a mammogram”, “what happens during a mammogram”, “how long does a mammogram take”, and more.

How Much Radiation Exposure Do Different Imaging Devices Exert ?

While it’s true enough that some imaging devices exert radiation as they scan, patients should not be worried; the radiation dose is so low that it is comparable to the radiation we receive from the environment naturally. But, in order to truly understand the potential impact of imaging device radiation exposure, we’d like to look at how much radiation each of our imaging devices exert.