Breast tomosynthesis, also called 3D mammography, is our standard of care for all screening mammograms.
Connie Lehman, MD, PhD
Simply put, mammography is the best way to detect breast cancer early. Breast cancer impacts so many women, their families and friends. And yet, when we find breast cancer early, it has the best chance of being cured.
Use these patient resources to learn more about mammography and breast health. You can contact us if you have any questions.
How Screening Led to Early Detection
Dolores Dunne LeGeyt is a former breast imaging technologist a Mass General Imaging. When she welcomed her patients, she often heard, “Why do I have to do this?” Her own story gives a compelling answer. “Early detection saves lives," she says. "I know it saved mine."
Get answers to your questions about mammography from the breast radiologists and breast imaging technologists at Mass General Imaging and find out what to expect at your appointment.
The Division of Breast Imaging at Mass General provides our breast imaging services in collaboration with the Avon Foundation Comprehensive Breast Evaluation Center and the Mass General Cancer Center. It is staffed by a full team of breast radiologists, breast imaging technologists, nurses and care coordinators.