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The WIC Blog

Stay abreast. The latest news about Women’s Imaging Center of Orange County, breast health, and more

Breast Cancer Facts

Many women know someone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer or have recently received a diagnosis themselves. In fact, 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. It can be overwhelming, so we want to provide some basic information to help demystify the disease. As we like to say, breast health knowledge is power. READ MORE ...

Healthy Lifestyle

While some women have genetic risk factors for breast developing cancer, there are plenty of lifestyle choices that all women can make to ensure their bodies are as strong as possible. From exercise to diet, here are some healthy lifestyle changes to consider. READ MORE ...

Charity Walks

Chances are you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (aka the annual global campaign that promotes cancer education and raises money for research). But what you may not know is that Women’s Imaging Center has participated in national charity-related walks for nearly a decade. READ MORE ...

3D Mammogram Machine

It’s no secret that 3D mammograms are far better at detecting breast abnormalities than 2D pictures. Our technology of choice is the brand new Selenia® Dimension® Mammography System from Hologic. What makes this machine so special? For starters, the Selenia Dimensions is the first in its class to be FDA-approved. It’s the world’s first and only tomosynthesis-guided biopsy. More importantly, its ergonomic design offers the most comfortable patient experience possible. Simply put, it sets a new standard for digital breast imaging. READ MORE ...