PINK WEEK: The Importance of Mammograms and Early Detection

Health & Fitness
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

FOX40 is joining the fight against breast cancer with Pink Week.

This morning at 6:45,  Dr. Daniel Herron, a Dignity Health radiologist and medical director of women’s imaging, will be in the studio to talk about the importance of mammograms.

Early detection is key. Dr. Herron will also provide advice on how often women should get mammograms and talk about dense breasts which can make screening a little challenging.

Below are x-ray images that illustrate why it’s difficult to detect breast cancer in dense breasts.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't miss

Latest News

More News