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Searching for more breast cancer screening research?

So, if you’re here you’re looking for answers – and here I am with more pointers to find clinical trials, or research, that is going on around mammograms and breast cancer screening. Mammograms are used across the world as the primary method of imaging the breast, taking a detailed picture of the internal breast anatomy[…]

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Can men be mammographer technicians?

OK, so imagine you have your mammogram appointment, and when you get there, the person taking the mammogram is male not female. What would you do? In the UK, that doesn’t happen, but in some countries it does. Why are we asking you to imagine it then? The Society and College of Radiographers just held the[…]

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Guidelines for screening mammograms with breast implants

Public Health England recently published new guidelines for performing mammography on clients with breast implants, and now they recommend that the Eklund technique, or ‘implant displacement’ is offered to everyone. What do we think about that? And, for those joining us who aren’t trained in the art and science that is mammography, what the heck is it? And why do we need it?  Why do[…]

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NHS Breast Screening standards – revised guidelines explained here

This week the consolidated standards for the NHS Breast Screening Programme were published by Public Health England, and there are a few changes that those working in the service might need to know about. Opportunity to improve your knowledge of the NHS standards If you’re a health professional needing CPD, reviewing these changes and reflecting on how[…]