Breast Center: Advanced Mammography
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Early detection is essential for surviving breast cancer. Mammograms, self-exams
and breast health screenings can give you a head start in the race against this
disease. The American Cancer Society recommends a baseline mammogram between the
ages of 35 and 40, with annual mammograms after age 40.
To help detect breast cancer in its earliest stages, the
UF Health Breast Imaging Center – Emerson,
UF Health Breast Imaging Center – Jacksonville, UF Health Imaging Center – Baymeadows,
UF Health Imaging Services – Wildlight and
UF Health Radiology – North offer state-of-the-art
mammography services. All locations now use the latest in breast imaging – 3D digital
breast tomosynthesis. This technology provides UF Health radiologists a view of
the breast layer by layer, showing the size, shape and location of abnormalities.
If a lump or abnormality is detected, the Breast Center offers a number of diagnostic
services, including stereotactic, image-guided biopsies and fine needle aspiration
biopsies. The center also offers ductal lavage, an innovative, minimally invasive
method of searching for abnormal cells inside the milk ducts, where most breast
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