Early detection of breast cancer with a screening mammogram means that treatment can be started earlier in the course of the disease, possibly before it has spread.
Women age 40 and older should have a screening mammogram every year as a regular part of her health care.
Women who are at higher than average risk of breast cancer should talk with their physician about whether to have mammograms before age 40 and how often to have them.
Factors that increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer
You also may need a mammogram if you have any of these signs:
If you should experience any of these signs, talk to your doctor about having a physical exam and mammogram.
What is a Screening Mammogram?
Mammogram is an x-ray image of the breast. The x-ray images make it possible to detect abnormalities that cannot be felt during a physical breast exam or breast self-exam.
In-Office Digital Mammogram Screenings
We offer the ease and convenience of having your mammogram screening done in the office with the flexibility to schedule the screening either before or, in many instances, the same day as your well-woman visit.
Our advanced digital screening mammogram makes state-of-the-art technology accessible to all women.
Digital mammogram are electronic images of the breast, acquired at different angles, that can be enhanced, magnified, or manipulated for further evaluation, offering the following advantages over conventional mammogram:
Your screening mammogram will be performed by an experienced Registered Technologist and interpreted by board certified breast imaging radiologists.
Our physicians and mammographers have direct access to the radiologists to ensure rapid reporting of the results to you, as well as intervention, should that be necessary.
The following offices provide in-office digital mammogram screenings: