Our Women’s Imaging specialists utilize mammography, ultrasound, and MRI studies in addition to procedures to diagnose and treat diseases and conditions of the breasts.
Screening mammograms are used to screen for breast cancer as well as other breast abnormalities. Mammograms help to diagnose breast cancer in its earliest, and most treatable, stages.
Diagnostic Mammograms are used to evaluate a specific area of breast tissue. A screening mammogram allows the radiologist to see all of the breast tissue from a few different angles, while a diagnostic mammogram provides a much more detailed look at a particular area of concern.
3D Tomosynthesis is added to a traditional mammogram to provide additional detailed views of the breast tissue. 3D mammography provides a clearer picture of breast tissue, which helps to improve accuracy and reduce false positives.
Breast Ultrasound is often used to determine whether a breast lump is solid or fluid-filled, and it may also be used as a supplemental breast cancer screening for certain patients.
Breast Biopsy is a procedure in which a small sample of breast tissue is removed and tested for the presence of cancer cells. Usually completed with stereotactic or ultrasound guidance, the procedure allows for precise targeting of a specific area.
A DEXA scan is an imaging test that measures bone density (strength). DEXA scan results can provide helpful details about your risk for osteoporosis (bone loss) and fractures (bone breaks).