3D Mammography Now Available

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The Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness

Women with personal risk factors for developing breast cancer may consider supplemental screening procedures, such as 3D mammography, in addition to screening mammography. Early detection is key to preventing breast cancer deaths.

What should I expect during a 3D mammogram?

A 3D mammogram looks and feels like a regular mammogram. An x-ray arm scans over your breast taking multiple 3D images at various angles. Each scan takes about 4 seconds and the entire 3D mammogram lasts about 15-20 minutes.

Advantages of 3D Mammography Include:

  • Clearer images of breast tissue, reducing the need for further evaluation and biopsies

  • Earlier detection of smaller cancers leading to better long-term outcomes

  • Improved imaging for dense breast tissue

Who 3D Mammography For?

3D mammography is FDA-approved for all women who are undergoing a standard mammogram and elect to have this additional technology added to their exam. Your doctor may also prescribe 3D technology for diagnostic mammograms.

Is There an Additional Cost to Add 3D to My Conventional Mammogram?

Medicare and many commercial insurances, including most BlueCross BlueShield plans, are now covering the cost of 3D mammography. We advise checking with your insurance provider to determine coverage. If 3D mammography is not covered, an additional fee will apply at the time of service.


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