Genius™ 3D Mammography™
Mammograms can find small tumors or irregularities in the breast. The latest
3D mammography provides more accurate breast cancer screenings for dense
and non-dense breasts. A Genius™ 3D exam allows the doctor to view
each layer of the breast like the pages of a book with fine details more
visible and no longer hidden by tissue above or below. Based on the American
College of Radiology guidelines, mammograms are recommended annually for:
1. Asymptomatic women age 40 and older who are at average risk for breast cancer.
2. Asymptomatic women under age 40 who are at increased risk for breast cancer.
- Woman with known mutation or genetic syndrome with increased breast cancer
risk: yearly starting by age 30, but not before age 25
- Untested woman with a first-degree relative with known BRCA mutation: yearly
starting by age 30, but not before age 25
- Woman with a 20% or greater lifetime risk for breast cancer based on breast
cancer risk models: yearly starting by age 30, but not before age 25,
or 10 years earlier than the age at which the youngest first-degree relative
was diagnosed, whichever is later
- Woman with a history of chest (mantle) radiation received between the ages
of 10 and 30: yearly starting 8 years after the radiation therapy, but
not before age 25
- Woman with biopsy-proven lobular neoplasia, atypical ductal hyperplasia
(ADH), ductal carcinoma, yearly
- In-situ (DCIS), invasive breast cancer, or ovarian cancer: yearly from
time of diagnosis, regardless of age
3. There is no defined upper age limit at which mammography may not be
beneficial. Screening with mammography should be considered as long as
the patient is in good health and is willing to undergo additional testing,
including biopsy, if an abnormality is detected.
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