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The Imaging Center on Lovers Lane, a department of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – White Rock, offers three-dimensional (3D) digital mammography in addition to the traditional 2D method.

According to studies reported by The Journal of the American Medical Association, 3D mammography has shown to decrease the number of false-positive results, as well as the need for recall testing, both of which alleviate the stress involved in breast cancer screening.

What is 3D Mammography?

  • 3D mammography is performed in conjunction with a 2D digital mammogram to create a more complete picture of breast health.
  • During the 3D part of the exam, the X-ray arm sweeps in a slight arc over the breast, taking multiple images.
  • A computer then uses these images to produce a layered 3D image of the breast tissue.
  • This provides greater detail and allows the radiologist to see “inside” the breast layer by layer designed to find cancers earlier than ever.

Benefits of 3D mammography include:

  • May reduce false alarms, especially in cases of women with dense breast tissue
  • Greater detail and allows the radiologist to see “inside” the breast layer by layer to find cancers earlier than ever
  • Fewer repeat images may be needed, reducing the exposure to radiation
  • Improved breast cancer detection by 27 to 50 percent over 2D mammography

In addition to our advanced technology, we also provide extended service hours to accommodate your busy schedule and give you even more peace of mind:

Hours of Operation

  • Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Schedule a 3D Mammogram by calling 214.324.6220.

No physician referral/order is necessary. We accept all major insurance, but at this time 3D mammography is not covered by all providers.

 

The Imaging Center on Lovers Lane
5800 E. Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX 75206

214.324.6220

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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - White Rock

9400 Poppy Drive
Dallas, TX 75218

214-324-6100

www.BaylorScottandWhite.com/WhiteRock

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