As A Patient:

  • On the morning of your test, wash your breasts and underarms, but do not use deodorant, powder, or perfume.

  • You will need to undress from the waist up at your appointment.

  • The technologist will position your breast to get the best test results.

  • Each of your breasts will be compressed. This helps get the most complete x-ray image.

  • More imaging is sometimes needed. This process will be explained at your appointment.

  • You should be notified of your test results in writing. Ask about this on the day of your appointment.

  • Have mammograms as often as your healthcare provider recommends. Also be sure to do regular breast self-exams.

Exams Performed:

  • Screening Mammograms

  • Diagnostic Mammograms

  • Stereotactic Breast Procedure

  • Equipment:

    • Siemen’s Inspiration – Digital Mammography