In today’s world breast cancer is a very crucial issue among women and with digital mammography women get to be examined by computers which examines their breast tissues and this help to know if they have cancer at an early stage or not.
When women go for mammography in a digital way, their tissues are able to be examined and show the slightly differences between them that cannot be seen with bare eyes as the technologists can adjust darkness and light when the test is done. Digital mammography enables the smaller areas of the breast to be viewed easily as it uses lower dosage of radiation hence taking more film on the breast which will enable the technologist to know if there is cancer or not. As a patient using the digital mammography for screening you will not have to go back to for examinations as the technologists will be able to produce clear pictures immediately and you will spend less time in screening.
Digital mammography have the ability to keep the digital images easily in a safer folder and it van be easily retrieved when their need arises again so the patients will not have to undergo another screening. Patients are not required to undergo another screening if their images are needed as the digital mammography can store the digital pictures easily in a safe folder and the pictures can be easily retrieved when in need. Pictures can be transfer from one physician to another physician because the digital mammography stores all the pictures in the same computer that they use to transfer the pictures through. A patient will not undergo chemotherapy when her cancer is in its early stage when it is proven that she has cancer by the digital mammography because the physician will give her drugs to cure the early stage.
All women who go for breast screening through the digital mammography are in a position to know their cancer health status and those who were in doubt get their peace of mind. Digital mammography reduces the chances of women dying from cancer because it will enable the women to know if they have cancer or not and if they have the physician will administer them with medications. Physicians” ability to detect small tumor if their patients cancers are still small through the digital mammography hence giving the patient more treatment options.
Early stage of breast cancer can be easily detected by software like CAD which its platform is created by digital mammography and thus helps in saving life of a patient. Digital mammography has the ability to manipulate the image of the patient electronically unlike the fil mammography which uses a special detector to capture and convert the x-ray energy into a digital image. When a patient uses digital mammography she will be in a position to get real and accurate result also she will be saving a lot of money because she will not be required to come for and screening over and over again.