Choosing the Right Radiology Facility: Factors to Consider

When doctors order an X-ray or another test, they usually write a prescription specifying which radiology facility you should visit. Your first instinct might be to head right over to the facility listed on the prescription, but you have options. Where you choose to go is really up to you.… Read More

Southtowns Radiology Breast Cancer Survivor Series – Libby’s Story

“I was lucky that I was diagnosed so early.” Six-year survivor Libby had always been practical when it came to managing her risk for breast cancer. Several of her family members (including aunts, a cousin and her sister) had been diagnosed, so she knew she needed to be vigilant. In… Read More

Should Women Take Vitamins?

You’re on the internet right now, which means you’re lucky if you haven’t been offered a vitamin supplement in the last couple of minutes. We all care about our health and our bodies’ well-being. Are you doing everything you can to take care of yourself? The ads say that supplements… Read More

Southtowns Radiology Breast Cancer Survivor Series – Johanna’s Story

“What am I going to tell the women in my life?” This was the first thought that entered Johanna’s mind when she was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma on February 28, 2014. Instead of worrying about herself, she was more concerned with the worry she would put on her family… Read More

Southtowns Radiology Breast Cancer Survivor Series – Lisa C.

Southtowns Radiology Breast Cancer Survivor Series – Lisa’s Story “This is kind of weird.” That’s what Lisa C. said to her husband, after finding a lump in her right breast while showering. She wasn’t overly alarmed; her last mammogram was clear, and she performed regular self-examinations. But her intuition told… Read More

Do I Need A Referral to Schedule a Mammogram?

At Southtowns Radiology, our number-one priority is your health. We strive to offer the best imaging technology available and the education you need to make good decisions for your body. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve been answering our readers’ questions about breast health and mammograms. So far, we’ve talked… Read More

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Life-saving screening for early breast cancer detection should be a top priority for all women. The majority of healthcare providers agree the key to saving thousands of lives every year is early detection of breast cancer through breast cancer screening. Early Detection Is Critical The best way to combat breast… Read More

Should I Be Concerned About the Radiation Dose of a Mammogram?

Fall is here, and you know what that means: cold air, bright leaves and pink ribbons everywhere. That’s right; it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! In honor of this amazing cause, we’re answering your questions about breast health in a special series on our blog. We already talked about when you should… Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Infographic

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All throughout the month, Southtowns Radiology will be sharing great information about the importance of early screening and detection. Copy and paste the code below to share this image on your site: <p><strong>Breast Cancer Awareness Infographic:</strong></p> <p><a href=><img src= alt=Southtowns Radiology Breast Cancer Awareness… Read More