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Low Dose Genius 3D Mammography

Low Dose Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ Exams machinery

Low Dose Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ Exams available at both Boca Raton Urgent Care & Imaging Center locations

Holy Cross Hospital is a local leader in offering Low Dose Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams from Hologic, a global leader in breast cancer detection. In a conventional mammogram, overlapping tissue can hide breast cancers and normal breast tissue may appear abnormal, leading to unnecessary callbacks. Low Dose Genius 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams are an advanced type of digital mammogram that offer better cancer detection, fewer call backs, minimal compression time and greater peace of mind at a dose comparable to a conventional digital mammogram.*

Large clinical studies in the U.S. and Europe* have demonstrated the positive benefits of Low Dose 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams including:

•             Earlier detection of small breast cancers that may be hidden in a conventional mammogram

•             Greater accuracy in pinpointing size, shape and location of abnormalities

•             Fewer unnecessary biopsies or additional tests

•             Greater likelihood of detecting multiple breast tumors

•             Clearer images of dense breast tissue

•             Maintained 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exam performance, at a 2D-like dose

Low Dose Genius 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams are recommended for women of all ages and breast densities.

Holy Cross Hospital is committed to the fight against breast cancer. In offering the Genius low dose 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams, Holy Cross provides the latest and most effective imaging tool for breast cancer screening.

Mammograms are currently offered Monday – Friday, by appointment. 

To schedule your Low Dose Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ Exam, call 954-202-0277 and specify that you would like to have your mammogram done at a Holy Cross Urgent Care and Imaging Center location in Boca Raton.

 

About Low Dose Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ Exams

Breast tissue and structures in the breast can overlap and cause confusion when viewed with a conventional mammogram. Low Dose Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams enable doctors to more clearly see through overlapping tissue to detect cancers, often at an earlier stage.

While Low Dose Genius 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams include a conventional digital mammogram for use during image review, they do not require an X-ray exposure to generate the conventional 2D image, as C-View™ software generates the 2D image from the 3D™ information.

Low Dose Genius 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams are only available on the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® breast tomosynthesis system.

 

*For example see the following studies on the benefits of low dose 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams:

S. Zuckerman, E. Conant, et.al. “Implementation of synthesized two-dimensional mammography in a population-based digital breast tomosynthesis screening program,” Radiology. 2016 Jul 28. [Epub ahead of print] and D. Bernardi, P. Macaskill, et.al. “Breast cancer screening with tomosynthesis (3D mammography) with acquired or synthetic 2D mammography compared with 2D mammography alone (STORM-2): a population-based prospective study,” Lancet Oncology. 2016 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print]

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