Diagnostic Mammograms and Other Procedures
 
 

Diagnostic Mammograms and Other Procedures

Diagnostic mammography - Diagnostic mammography is used to evaluate a patient with abnormal clinical findings, such as a breast lump or lumps that have been found by the woman or her doctor. Diagnostic mammography may also be done after an abnormal screening mammography in order to evaluate the area of concern on the screening exam.

Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy - Using various forms of image guidance, the Radiologist can obtain core tissue samples from the breast and submit it for diagnosis.

Ultrasound Guided Biopsy - Samples are obtained under ultrasound guidance

Stereotactic Biopsy - Samples are obtained under mammogram guidance while lying on your stomach

Upright Stereotactic Biopsy - Samples are obtained under mammogram guidance while seated in a chair

Tomo-Guided Biopsy - Samples are obtained using 3-D guidance

MRI Guided Biopsy - Samples are obtained using MRI guidance

Continue reading to learn more about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment:

Understanding Breast Cancer
What Happens Next?
Non-Surgical Cancer Treatments
Surgical Cancer Treatments
Preparing for Breast Cancer Surgery
Clinical Trials

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