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Breast Health Center


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Diagnostic Services

We know that waiting for mammogram results can feel like an eternity. Our prompt and definitive problem-solving approach allows you to move forward swiftly with your care. Our team of experts has the advanced training and technology needed to diagnose benign and malignant breast problems quickly and accurately.


Diagnostic Services

  • Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (3D Mammography)
    • Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is an advanced form of mammography that uses low dose x-rays and computer reconstructions to create three-dimensional images of the breast. DBT has proven to be better at finding breast cancer than traditional 2D mammograms. Knowing this, we perform DBT on all mammograms.

  • Breast Ultrasound
    • A breast ultrasound is a non-invasive, radiation-free imaging test that uses sound waves. Ultrasound is often used as a follow-up test after an abnormal finding on a mammogram. Radiologists use ultrasound to tell the difference between fluid-filled cysts and solid masses.

  • Breast MRI
    • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the inside of the breast. MRI can be used to measure the size of a cancerous tumor, to look for other tumors, and to check for tumors in the opposite breast. MRI may also be used to screen for breast cancer in women who are at high risk.

  • 3D Breast Biopsy
    • We are proud to offer the Hologic Affirm® Prone Biopsy System and the Hologic Brevera® Breast Biopsy System, the newest and most streamlined biopsy systems available. These two pieces of technology work together so radiologists can perform 3D mammogram-guided biopsies while producing real-time imaging during the procedure. These advanced technologies significantly improve the patient experience, reduce the time of the biopsy procedure, and give our radiologists what they need to offer fast and accurate results.

  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
    • An ultrasound-guided breast biopsy uses sound waves to help locate an abnormality and remove a tissue sample for examination under a microscope. The biopsy is performed with a needle through an incision the size of a “paper cut.” It is less invasive than a surgical biopsy, leaves little or no scarring, and does not involve exposure to ionizing radiation.


  • MRI-Guided Biopsy
    • An MRI-guided breast biopsy uses a powerful magnetic field, radio waves, and a computer to help locate an abnormality and remove a tissue sample for examination under a microscope. The biopsy is performed with a needle through an incision the size of a “paper cut.” It does not use ionizing radiation and leaves little to no scarring.