Screening mammography can assist in the early detection of breast cancer, even before your health care provider can see or feel changes in the breast. The test, utilizing digital technology, provides superior quality when compared to previous and outdated film imaging. Screening Mammography does not require a doctors order. The screening mammography cash price is $175.00, which includes the radiology reading fee.
An advanced technology called DEXA (short for dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry) safely, accurately and painlessly measures bone mineral density; an evaluation for osteoporosis and future risk of bone fracture. DEXA scanning can identify low bone density in patients at an early age, enabling doctors to prescribe treatment before the condition worsens.
A breast ultrasound (also called sonography) is a safe, noninvasive exam that uses sound waves to see the inside of the breast. It is often used to further investigate an irregularity seen on a mammogram and to distinguish between a fluid-filled lump (a cyst) and a solid lump. This test is especially helpful for women with dense breasts, palpable masses or breast implants.
This procedure is used to evaluate a lump or other irregularity noted by you or your doctor. It is also used to further evaluate an abnormality noted on a screening mammography.
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