Breast Cancer, Mammograms And Some Preventative Measures

Dr. Amber Dobyne

Dr. Amber Dobyne of OakBend Medical Group recently discussed breast exams and mammograms and the different kinds a woman might expect to receive. A clinical breast exam is done by a patient’s OB/GYN or other health provider where they examine your breast for any abnormalities during a routine check-up. This exam is recommended every one to three years for women between 25 and 39. At the age of 40 it is recommended that women receive […]

Keeping Up with Your Health Screenings Mammograms Save Lives

Schedule Yours Today October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and a good time to visit your primary care physician or OB/GYN for recommended preventive screening. The purpose of mammograms is to catch abnormalities early when treatment offers patients the best outcome. It’s an important test that shouldn’t be delayed even during the pandemic. Talking to other women who have had mammograms may help ease any apprehension you may have, although each person’s experience can be […]