Approximately half of all women younger than 50 – and one-third of women over 50 – often don’t know they have a hidden health danger.
While they’re not as publicized as mammograms, MRIs are critically important screenings – especially for women who have a higher-than-average risk of developing breast cancer.
Katie describes herself as normally vigilant, bordering on neurotic, about taking care of her health especially because her husband died of colon cancer in 1998. But, she hadn’t had a mammogram since December 2020 thanks to the pandemic … and here it was a year and a half later.
Lisa Sheppard, MD, a breast radiologist with ImageCareRadiology, which has diagnostic imaging centers throughout New Jersey, shares the hard facts about breast cancer and what you can do to prevent it.