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Did you know that one in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime? That’s why it’s important to begin annual mammogram screenings at age 40. Regular mammograms are essential to early detection and the fight against breast cancer. In fact, with early detection, the five-year survival rate for breast cancer is 100 percent. At Raleigh General, your breast health is important to us. Our caring staff uses the latest technology – like 3D mammography – in a comfortable and welcoming environment to help you stay on top of your health and give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing and being prepared.
What is mammography?
A mammogram is a low-dose x-ray of the breast. It is effective in detecting breast disase in its earliest stages. A mammogram can detect a tumor much earlier than it can be felt, resulting in a greater chance for successful treatment.