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Beekley Center for Breast Health & Wellness

Mammograms

Early detection and treatment can help prevent the need for more advanced treatment and surgery.

Mammograms for Early Detection of Breast Cancer

Mammograms can detect breast cancer in the earliest stages — before it can be felt during a breast exam or cause any noticeable symptoms. It’s important to find cancer early because that’s when it’s most treatable. Early detection and treatment can help prevent the need for more advanced treatment and surgery.

What Is a Mammogram?

A mammogram is a quick, X-ray exam of the breast to look for any abnormalities — this is known as a screening or diagnostic mammogram. Talk to your doctor to find out how often you should have a screening mammogram.

If your doctor notices a change from a previous mammogram or you notice symptoms — such as a lump in your breast, nipple discharge or unexplained breast pain — they use a diagnostic mammogram to take a closer look.

A mammogram only takes 10 minutes. If you’re due for your annual mammogram, make an appointment today.  Learn how to prepare for your mammogram.

Prepare for Your Mammogram

The Beekley Center Difference

At Beekley Center for Breast Health & Wellness, we use the latest in digital breast imaging technology, including 3D mammography (tomosynthesis. We offer the following services:

  •  A complimentary breast cancer risk assessment during your mammogram. If you’re at greater risk for breast cancer, we offer personalized recommendations to help prevent cancer and monitor your health.
  • A welcoming, comfortable environment that’s designed by women, for women.

  • Free mammograms for those who are eligible through the Bristol Community Breast Health Project. To find out if you qualify, call us at 860.585.3999.

  • Gentle, compassionate care delivered by highly trained mammogram technologists and radiologists.

  • Quality you can trust. We’re a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and accredited by the American College of Radiology, which provides widely accepted breast cancer screening guidelines.

Free mammograms are available for qualified patients.

Please contact the Beekley Center at 860.585.3999 for more information and to see if you may qualify. 

40%
Reduced Deaths
Since 1990 according to the American College of Radiology, mammograms have helped reduce deaths from breast cancer in the U.S.

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