Trinity Health Of New England Explains the Importance of Annual Mammograms

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we know that early detection saves lives. One local hospital takes this a step further, providing same-day results for mammograms.  

Dr. Kristen Zarfos, Breast Surgeon & Director of the Comprehensive Women’s Health Center at Saint Francis Hospital, explains the importance of regular breast cancer screenings and the positive impact same-day results have for woman who have their mammograms at Saint Francis.  

In our conversation with Dr. Zarfos, the following topics are covered:

  • How often should women be getting screened for breast cancer?  
  • Why are same-day results important?  
  • If a woman receives a breast cancer diagnosis, are treatment plans at the Saint Francis Hospital Comprehensive Women’s Health Center unique to each patient?  
  • What other benefits are there of having your mammogram at the Saint Francis Hospital Comprehensive Women’s Health Center?

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