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3D Mammography

3D Mammography

St. Luke’s Breast Center now offers the latest in mammogram technology. Tomosynthesis, also called 3D mammography, takes 15 pictures that reconfigure to give a three dimensional image of the breast, whereas standard 2D mammograms take two pictures of each breast.

3D mammography is proven to reduce the number of callbacks for additional pictures and also is proven to detect more invasive breast cancers than standard 2D mammograms.

Additional facts about 3D mammography

  • There is no additional compression required with the 3D mammograms.
  • The X-ray dose is similar to a conventional 2D mammogram.
  • The 3D mammogram is recommended by St. Luke’s Breast Specialists.
  • Many insurance companies already pay for a 3D mammogram; however it is best to consult with your insurance company.

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