Breast Imaging


Diagnostic and Screening Mammograms

Mammography is pictures of the breasts made with X-rays. Very low doses of X-rays are used for mammography… More >


Tomosynthesis/ 3D Mammography

Tomosynthesis is the newest FDA-approved imaging technology for the screening of breast cancer that takes standard digital mammography to a higher level – 3D. The procedure is just like a regular mammogram except while your breast is in gentle compression, the x-ray tube rotates around the breast to provide additional images without a significant increase in exam time or radiation… More >


Breast MRI

Breast MRI is another imaging exam that can show abnormalities sometimes not demonstrated by either mammography or breast ultrasound. Breast MRI uses no ionizing radiation, like in mammography. For further details on MRI exams in general, please see the link MRI under “diagnostic imaging”… More >


Breast Ultrasound

Ultrasound, or sonography, produces images of the breast by generating high-frequency sound waves. As the sound waves bounce off breast tissues, they create echoes. A computer then translates these echoes into images on a screen, images that can show abnormalities (disease) within the breast…. More >


Breast Biopsy

A breast biopsy is a procedure to remove a sample of breast tissue that is examined and to check for breast cancer. A breast biopsy usually is ordered when a lump is found during a breast examination or a suspicious area is found on a mammogram, ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)… More >


Stereotactic Biopsy

Synergy Radiology Associates performs both fine needle aspiration and core needle biopsy, depending on the type of mass revealed in a mammogram… More >


For more detailed information, please visit RadiologyInfo.org