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CHW Webinar Series: Part 4 "Understanding Mammography Screening"

CHW Webinar Series: Part 4 "Understanding Mammography Screening"
02:00 pm

In part 4 of the webinar series we’ll take a deeper dive into mammography and discuss the following:

  • 2D vs. 3D mammography
  • Dense Breast Tissue (DBT) categories and additional screening for women with DBT
  • How to read a mammography report
  • A closer look at BI-RADS
  • Follow-up guidelines based on the BI-RADS score

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About the Presenter:

Dr. Chivonne Harrigal is a Board Certified Radiologist specializing in breast imaging. In her work at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center she detects and diagnoses breast cancer by reading mammograms, breast ultrasounds, breast MRIs, and performing minimally-invasive nonsurgical breast biopsies. She also sees patients to evaluate breast lumps, breast pain, and other concerns. 

Dr. Harrigal is a passionate advocate for breast cancer screening, emphasizing the recommendation that women begin annual mammograms at age 40.