The best part of being a radiologist specializing in breast imaging is taking care of patients. The hardest part is telling some of them that they have cancer—but even then, you have the rewarding experience of supporting them “through the very difficult time surrounding a new cancer diagnosis” as they begin their treatment journey.
The quote is from a breast rad in northern Nevada. A regional news outlet has posted a worthwhile Q&A with her.
“Breast imagers are becoming more involved in patient care and in our community,” Chivonne Harrigal, MD, tells Northern Nevada Business Weekly when asked about the future of her profession. “Mammography saves lives, and I am committed to spreading this message to the women of [this area].”
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