BREAST CARE SERVICES

Mammography, ultrasound and MRI can help detect breast cancer and other breast diseases. Radiologists specializing in this area also perform injections into the breast ducts to find the cause of abnormal discharge, image-guided biopsies of suspicious lesions, and pre-operative needle localizations to help surgeons excise the abnormal area with greater precision. Unnecessary surgery is avoided by minimally invasive image-guided biopsies when lesions are found to be non-cancerous. Radiologists in this area use state-of-the-art technology and computer aided detection to maximize their accuracy.

For additional information, visit radiologyinfo.org .

For additional information on the confusion surrounding mammography recommendations, click here to see the statement issued by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in response to the revised USPSTF recommendations

You can also review the statement provided by the American College of Radiology, which we do support.  Also additional mammography information can be reviewed on the ACR website.   

Please feel free to contact us to address your concerns: (616) 685-7200.

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