Breast Density Linked to Increased Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer in Women 65+

2021-09-17T16:36:49-04:00

Senior woman having a mammography scan Breast density is associated with an increased risk of invasive cancer among women aged 65 and up, according to a new prospective study published in JAMA Network Open.Meanwhile, less-dense, fatty tissue was tied to a lower probability of this form of the disease across all age groups. Research [...]

Breast Density Linked to Increased Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer in Women 65+2021-09-17T16:36:49-04:00

What Our Patients Are Saying…

2021-06-23T23:31:44-04:00

Dear Dr. Keller, Words cannot express how grateful I am to have had you caring for me over the last few years. I feel my life is richer, and longer, thanks to you. In 2020, you recommended that I have a SenoBright exam since I have dense breasts. I had it done in October and [...]

What Our Patients Are Saying…2021-06-23T23:31:44-04:00

Breast Cancer Is Now Most Common Type of Cancer

2021-02-15T15:23:07-05:00

GENEVA (Reuters) - Breast cancer has overtaken lung cancer as the most common form of the disease, accounting for nearly 12% of new cases each year worldwide, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. “For the first time, breast cancer now constitutes the most commonly occurring cancer globally,” Andre Ilbawi, a cancer [...]

Breast Cancer Is Now Most Common Type of Cancer2021-02-15T15:23:07-05:00

Why Age as a Risk Factor Can Be an Advantage for These Patients

2021-09-02T18:28:33-04:00

This patient says that breast imaging technology is like "turning on a light bulb." Most of the patients at Lake Medical Imaging (LMI) are at higher than average risk for breast cancer. Why? Their age – a well-established risk factor for breast cancer. Close to 80 percent of the patients at LMI are [...]

Why Age as a Risk Factor Can Be an Advantage for These Patients2021-09-02T18:28:33-04:00

Personal Risk Assessment Through Genetic Testing

2020-12-22T13:04:55-05:00

We are excited to announce we are now offering *genetic testing through Ambry Genetics® to our mammography patients. This is another way we’re helping women win the fight against breast cancer.
*Offered at select Lake Medical Imaging locations.

Personal Risk Assessment Through Genetic Testing2020-12-22T13:04:55-05:00

What Is Herd Immunity?

2021-01-29T15:16:40-05:00

Herd immunity occurs when a significant portion of a population becomes immune to an infectious disease, limiting further disease spread.

What Is Herd Immunity?2021-01-29T15:16:40-05:00

Colorectal Cancer Screening

2020-09-28T16:38:41-04:00

It is recommended that individuals age 50 and older receive routine screenings to increase their chances of survival. Lake Medical Imaging offers state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and minimally invasive Virtual Colonoscopy to detect polyps and cancerous cells at their most treatable stages.

Colorectal Cancer Screening2020-09-28T16:38:41-04:00
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