If you have a symptom or a test result that suggests cancer, your doctor may order additional tests or procedures. The Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center provides a range of highly advanced detection services for breast cancer, including

  • Mammography: An x-ray examination of the breast used to detect and diagnose breast disease.
  • Breast biopsy: A procedure performed to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope.
  • Breast ultrasound: A noninvasive (the skin is not pierced) procedure used to assess breast tissue.
  • Breast scan: A specialized radiology procedure used to assess the breasts when other examinations have been inconclusive