Reproductive health/Mammography

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This page is being created as a stub topic. Its intent is to build open content in the subject area, for professionals and others interested. An associated wiki has been created at An associated group has been created at—. The intent and purpose is to create a collaborative community passionate about learning in the content area of mammography, improving its use as a diagnostic tool, fomenting research into perfecting mammography as a diagnostic tool by enabling professionals to suggest trends, techniques, improvements in equipment, and procedures. In pursuit of this, please add structure and content to this stub topic. Consider your content as you provide it. Protect patient care information. Experienced professionals are especially encouraged to add content. Give those new to the profession a place where they can benefit from your years of experience. Carry your knowledge to the next generation. Welcome! Swgeek54 04:18, 5 December 2011 (UTC)

History of Mammography[edit | edit source]

Mammography is a division of Radiology which deals with detecting, and diagnosing diseases of the breast, specifically breast cancer. The genesis of radiology began with the discovery of x-rays byWilhelm Röntgen. Röntgen produced the first x-ray platein 1895. Diagnostic Radiology thus had its birth, from whence mammography developed.