Advancements in technology have improved screening quality while decreasing the need for additional images. In 2011, the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of tomosynthesis or 3D screening mammography. Since then, multiple studies have found that 3D screenings have reduced the need to recall patients for additional images up to 17 percent.
At Roswell Park, doctors and interdisciplinary teams work year-round to help women become more aware of the different gynecological cancers, providing support with resources and strategies to prevent and lower risks for these cancers.
Janet Snyder is helping us get the word out about women’s health! From mammography to exercise, and everything in between, she’s using her voice to explain that being a #ChiefHealthOfficer means taking care of yourself so you can take care of your family.