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3D Mammography

Ballinger Memorial Hospital is proud to offer a new mammography experience to our patients. We continually seek to improve the scope and quality of the services that we offer to the people who live and work in our area, bringing the services you need closer to home. This is why we are reshaping the mammography experience with a new experience in breast care technology for our patients. Our new mammography system offers the lowest dose in 3D mammogram imaging. This means Ballinger Memorial Hospital will create imaging with the lowest radiation allowing our doctors clarity and superior diagnostic accuracy with the same radiation dose as standard 2D mammography.
We have created a new and inviting mammography experience that promotes a sense of comfort and relaxation. With our mammography sensory suite, you will experience the difference with comfortable arm and head rests, tailored care, and a serene atmosphere. Ballinger Memorial Hospital has the first mammography system with a patient-assisted, compression device. With guidance from the mammography technologist, women can play an active role in determining their level of breast compression, with the help of this hand-held device.
If you're between the ages of 40-65, talk to your provider today about scheduling an appointment or call Ballinger Memorial Hospital for more information.

Breast Cancer Facts

What Is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast.

What Is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast.
Facts About Breast Cancer in the United States

Facts About Breast Cancer in the United States:

  • In 2019, an estimated 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the U.S. as well as 62,930 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.
  • 62% of breast cancer cases are diagnosed at a localized stage, for which the 5-year survival rate is 99%.
  • This year, an estimated 41,760 women will die from breast cancer in the U.S.
  • Although rare, the lifetime risk for U.S. men is about 1 in 1,000.
  • An estimated 2,670 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year in the United States and approximately 500 will die.
  • 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime.
  • Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancers.
  • There are over 3.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.
  • On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States.
  • Female breast cancer represents 15.2% of all new cancer cases in the U.S.
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You may fax Mammogram orders to 325-365-3953