WHAT IS A MAMMOGRAM?
- It is a specific type of imaging where a low dose x-ray system is used to examine breasts.
- The procedure is used for early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer and other diseases of the breasts in asymptomatic women, as well as in women experiencing symptoms and abnormalities such as lumps, pain or a nipple discharge.
- This procedure can also be done on male patients.
Imaging of the breasts for early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.