Over the last 2-3 years there has been a great deal of talk and attention around 3D mammography. We put together this quick guide to help clarify some of the most asked questions we get here at Central Oregon Radiology and Cascade Medical Imaging.
What is a 3D mammography exam?
3D mammography, also known as breast tomosynthesis is an advanced, clinically proven screening and diagnostic tool designed for early breast cancer detection. During the 3D mammography exam, the X-ray arm sweeps in an arc over your breast, taking multiple low dose images. Then, a computer produces a 3D image of your breast tissue in one millimeter slices, providing greater visibility for your radiologist to see breast detail in a way never before possible. Continue reading “Lower Dose 3D Mammography”