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. 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.
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. Do not try and take any drugs only because you suspect you have cancer just go for digital mammography as it will increase your lifespan because you will be given medication by the physician if it is true you have cancer. Digital mammography enables the physician to detect small tumor that the cancers are very small hence making the patient to have more treatment options.
New technologies platforms are provided by the digital mammography like the CAD software which helps in detecting breast cancer when it is still developing. 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.