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For many women in the Bay Area, breast imaging services to detect and diagnose breast cancer may seem inaccessible. The Mobile Outreach Mammography Van is helping to change that.

When it comes to medical treatments, the unknown can cause fear and anxiety in both children and their parents. Part of the role of the Child Life Specialist is to make the unknown more familiar and predictable.

The data underlying a new study on breast cancer screening clearly show that mammography catches more cancers early and save lives by reducing the number of women with cancers of advanced size, according to the American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging.

Mammography and biopsies are important tools in breast cancer detection and diagnosis, but some women face barriers both to access and understanding of the procedures. Avon Breast Center's Mary McGinty’s job is to remove those barriers.

For women living and working near downtown San Francisco, there’s a new choice for comprehensive health care. The UCSF Imaging Center at Montgomery Street offers advanced imaging services as one of three practices in the integrated UCSF Medical Center at Montgomery Street.

UCSF is a major referral center for all types of strokes and diseases affecting the brain, head, neck, and spine. Dr. Randall Higashida, chief of neuro interventional radiology, explains why seeking medical attention immediately is crucial.

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