One in eight women will battle breast cancer sometime in her life. Early detection gives you the best chance for a healthy outcome.
The American Cancer Society recommends that women with an average risk of breast cancer start screening mammograms at age 45 and continue once a year until age 54. After 54, women should receive on every other year for as long as they are healthy. Women ages 40 to 44 should have the choice to start annual breast cancer screening with mammograms if they wish to do so. Our sister hospital, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, offers screening and diagnostic imaging through digital mammography and ultrasound. Most patients receive their results before they leave their appointment.
Most patients can call and schedule their own screening mammogram appointments at HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center. We will obtain the physician order for you. Simply call (920) 433-8329. If you have breast symptoms or concerns, please consult your physician first.