Main Line Health is pleased to announce that 3D Mammography, also known
as digital breast tomosynthesis, will be available this summer at no
additional cost to our patients. Digital breast tomosynthesis is the
latest breakthrough in mammography and is recommended for all women.
Specifically, it is most effective for women between the ages 40–50 and
who have a personal history of breast cancer. For more information, click
Mammography is the first line of defense in the detection of breast
cancer. Our Center offers the latest technology and expertise in breast
imaging. All services are designed to give women accurate and timely
information to make informed decisions about their breast health.
Radiology services are provided by board-certified physicians who are
dedicated breast imagers. Our technologists are mammography-certified
through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
High-Resolution Ultrasound: High-resolution
scanning provides superior detail for a more accurate and
complete analysis of breast abnormalities.
High-Risk Assessment and Genetics Screening:
Through our High-Risk Breast Cancer Program, we help women
identify their lifetime risk for breast cancer and offer
recommendations for screening and healthcare decisions. We also
offer innovative initiatives for high-risk women, including
ductal lavage and ductoscopy.
Bone Density Scanning: Bone density
scanning, also called dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) or
bone densitometry, is a simple, painless procedure that measures
bone density, an accurate predictor for osteoporosis. Since many
women with a higher risk of breast cancer should not use
estrogen therapies, determining a risk for bone weakness is
Education: Our clinical staff provides
comprehensive instruction on breast self-exams and recommended
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.