Digital mammography is a way of knowing if a woman has cancer in a digital way and if the cancer is at an early stage or not as it uses computers to examine her breast tissues and get instant results.
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. The lower dosage or radiation that the digital mammography uses takes more film on the breast thus showing the smaller parts of the breast which gives more and accurate. 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.
If a technologist needs a picture of the last screening that he did he can retrieve the picture very easily as it is stored in a safe folder by the digital mammography. 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. Digital mammography reduces the patient undergoing chemotherapy as it will be able to detect cancer at its early stage of which the physician will give the patient medication to kill the cancer.
If you think that you have cancer go for digital mammography as it will give you the accurate results and enable you know your cancer status. If a woman has cancer and undergoes medication her lifespan is increased and to know if one has cancer it is important to undergo screening through digital mammography. Physicians” ability to detect small tumor if their patients cancers are still small through the digital mammography hence giving the patient more treatment options.
Digital mammography provides new platforms for new technologies which helps in detecting early stage hence saving lives of the patients of the breast cancer like the CAD software. The film mammography takes long to produce a digital picture as it needs a special detector to capture and convent x-ray energy to digital picture than the digital mammography which manipulates the picture electronically. A patients money is saved because the digital mammography gives accurate results which will not need the patient to come for tastes repeatedly.