Vancouver Radiologists on Mammogram Guidelines
Erik Kilgore, MD, from Vancouver Radiologists joined us to talk about the mammogram guidelines they recommend. They follow the American Cancer Society's recommendation of getting a screening mammogram starting at age 40. Those at high risk for breast cancer should also get an MRI.
Dr. Kilgore also talked about the imaging services at Vancouver Radiology that set them apart, including a way to make mammograms a more comfortable experience. They offer all patients digital mammograms which now include the MammoPad breast cushion. Digital mammography is the latest technology in the fight against breast cancer and MammoPad is a soft, foam pad that creates a cushion between you and the mammography machine. So you can relax, knowing your mammogram will be warm and comfortable with confident results.
Vancouver Radiologists has been providing full service diagnostic imaging services to the residents of Clark County and the greater Portland area for over 37 years. Their practice is owned by radiologists which gives them complete control of operations and allows them to be more responsive to the ever changing needs of the medical community. They provide outstanding patient care in a comfortable outpatient setting.
Vancouver Radiologists, P.C. is located at 505 NE 87th Ave, Suite LL50 in Vancouver, WA 98664. Their phone number is 360-449-4986. To find out more visit their website by clicking here.