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Diagnostic Mammography

While screening mammograms are routinely administered to detect breast cancer in women who have no apparent symptoms, diagnostic mammograms are used to evaluate suspicious or incomplete results on a screening mammogram or breast symptoms such as palpable mass or pain.

On the day of the examination please to not wear deodorant or anti-perspirant as both and cause artifacts.

Please bring any breast imaging you have had at other facilities to your appointment.

What to expect

  • You will be provided with your own locked dressing room. You will be asked to undress above the waist and will be provided a gown to wear.
  • The technologist will place your breast in the mammogram machine. To optimally image the breast, the tissue must be compressed. Please let the technician know if the compression hurts – there may be different options for placement and compression.
  • A variable number of images are required. The number and type of views will be determined by the Radiologist and technician.

The whole procedure takes about 20 minutes