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Posts tagged with “tomosynthesis”

Cancer Survivor Has “a Lot of Living to Do”

Posted on December 6, 2016 in Covenant Health

Sara Forrester is faithful about getting yearly mammograms. At five feet tall, the sprightly grandmother takes care of her health by walking regularly, and says she usually hits 10,000 steps on her pedometer every day. “I always get a screening (mammogram) every year. I try to go during October, during breast cancer awareness month, because […]


Tomosynthesis Detects Cancer that Mammogram Missed

Posted on March 30, 2016 in Covenant Health

To say that the threat of breast cancer was on her mind would be an understatement.  Melissa Lonas, an active, engaging woman in her 60s, knew that she was at risk for developing breast cancer.  In 2005, her older sister, Cindy, passed away after undergoing treatment for the disease.  Her younger sister, Rusti, elected to […]