North Florida’s first tomosynthesis machine provides peace of mind for UF&Shands patients

Published: April 26, 2012

Category: Breast Health Center, Cancer Center, Radiology

The mammograms every six months wore on Blair Trikardos. The anxiety, the waiting, finding time to squeeze visits to the doctor between work and everything else - only to hear the same thing every time. The doctor can feel the lump, there is something that shows up in the mammogram, but it's tough to see what it is, please come in every six months for the next two years so we can keep an eye on ... [More]

Breast cancer survivor keeps an eye on lump and lives to tell her story

Published: December 16, 2011

Category: Breast Health Center, Cancer Center, Surgery

I'm 58 years old, and I've had a lump in my breast for many years. Every time I had a mammogram, I’d ask about the lump. They would tell me that it was nothing, but I noticed the lump kept getting bigger. [More]