Dr. Sally Herschorn is Division Chief and Medical Director of Breast Imaging at the UVM Medical Center. If you are a woman who has recently had a mammogram, you may have received a letter from your radiologist recommending that your next mammogram be in one year. You may also have seen in your MyHealth account […]

I tell women to get their mammograms all the time – it’s part of who I am. As the daughter of a breast cancer survivor, friend to breast cancer survivors, and as a fundraiser for breast cancer programs, I know the importance of the annual mammogram. Yet, as my fortieth birthday approached, I wanted to […]

You are a unique individual and there will never be another you. Even if we could generate your clone with identical DNA (or, if you have an identical twin), you would still be unique. The physical, chemical, and mental environment that you experience from conception through your entire life adds a whole new layer of […]

November 8, 2013 marks the International Day of Radiology, commemorating the discovery of x-rays 118 years ago by Wilhelm Conrad Rӧntgen, in Germany.  He used the symbol “X” to denote the unknown, as he was unsure of the source of his discovery, speculating that the “new rays may be due to longitudinal vibrations in the […]

the UVM Medical Center radiologist Kristen DeStigter, M.D. is co-founder of Imaging the World (ITW), an organization which has developed a medical outreach model designed to provide low-cost ultrasound machines to the most under-resourced areas in the world.  Last summer, Dr. DeStigter blogged about the work her organization was doing and their plans for the […]