Breast Cancer; Cmed in Area 47 in Lilongwe, situated at ABC Clinic´s, north wing are NOW able to do mammograms1 Comment

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Posted on 18 Mar 2013 at 8:32pm

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Cmed in Area 47 in Lilongwe, situated at ABC Clinic´s, north wing are NOW able to do mammograms. We strongly recommend that you have a mammogram if you are over 40 years old or have a history of cancer in your family.

We also recommend that women in their twenties and thirties have a routine mammogram every three years.

You do not need a doctors referral to have a mammogram done. We will provide a CD with your results and/or email them to you if you choose.

Results will be read by our partner Specialist in South Africa and you can have them back within 24 hours.

Please contact us if you have any question or call to make an appointment: Didi Heilmeier at Cmed on 0999 933523

Did you know?

–          Women have 1 in 9 chances to develop breast cancer in their lifetime

–          The risk of breast cancer increases with age

–          A mammogram can detect up to 90% of breast cancer and it’s the only proven means of detecting breast cancer at this early stage

–          Screening mammograms can detect a very small breast cancer, as small as a grain of rice before you or your doctor can feel it

–          Breast cancer cannot be prevented, but the earlier a breast cancer is detected the better the change of successful treatment.


What is a screening mammogram?

A screening mammogram is a low dose x-ray of a woman breast

Screening mammograms are performed as a routine on women for the purpose of detecting breast cancer at an early stage before it can be felt or noticed.