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Breast Cancer

Breast cancer affects one in eight women. It is the second most common cause of cancer related death
in women. Studies prove early detection is a vital component in the successful treatment of breast cancer.

The Providence Breast Center offers women a new technology for early detection of breast cancer Mammography technicians with 3D mammography machinecalled full field digital mammography. This new technology greatly enhances the ability to detect breast cancers at earlier stages, and in less time than previous methods. High technology plus a team of experienced technicians help to make a pleasant experience for patients receiving a mammogram.

Digital mammography uses computers and specially designed digital detectors to provide electronic images of the breast. These high-resolution images are available on the technologist's monitor in a matter of seconds, shortening time for your mammography visit.
It also reduces the need for retakes due to over or under exposure of film.

The Center has a state-of-the-art Stereotactic Breast Biopsy System. Quick, minimally-invasive biopsies help to enhance a patient's overall experience.

The Providence Breast Center provides:

  • Digital mammography
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy
  • High Resolution Ultrasound
  • Woman's Touch Mammopad at no additional charge
  • Dedicated radiologist reading room
  • Educational resources

Flexible appointment times, including Saturday mornings available.


Appointments for a mammogram at both the Providence Medical Center Breast Center and Providence Imaging Center can be made at 913-667-5600.