Digital Mammography is Gold Standard in Breast Health Technology
Throughout all our locations and in our mobile mammography van, St. Elizabeth Healthcare offers digital mammography because it is simply the best available. In fact, St. Elizabeth is among just a small percentage of organizations nationwide to offering this technology, which studies show has potentially lifesaving advantages over standard film mammography.
Digital mammography is superior in detecting breast cancer in women with dense breasts, who studies have shown may be at a slightly higher risk of breast cancer. Findings of a mammoth national study also indicate that wider use of digital mammography could actually catch many breast cancers at an earlier, more treatable stage.
At St. Elizabeth, we believe every woman should have the benefits of digital mammography. That’s why we invested in it for our entire five-county system. However, certain groups of women should particularly consider having their mammograms produced this way. According to researchers and the National Cancer Institute, these women are:
- Under 50
- Have dense breasts
- Pre- and peri-menopausal women
To schedule a mammogram please call Central Scheduling at (859) 655-7400.
To pre-register for a mammogram click here.