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Stanford Health Care Imaging is committed to providing outstanding care, utilizing state-of-the-art technology, and offering the subspecialty expertise of Stanford's world-renowned Department of Radiology. Our team of medical professionals conduct more than a quarter of a million studies each year, maintaining the highest standards of clinical excellence provided in a compassionate, caring environment.
Tomosynthesis uses low dose x-rays to take mammogram images of the breast, and shows only a few layers of the breast at a time. Preliminary studies show higher cancer detection and lower false positives than full-field digital mammography (FFDM).
A procedure which uses ultrasound images to locate suspicious imaging findings, usually a breast mass. Small tissue samples are then removed using a fine needle to remove cells or a hollow needle (called a core biopsy.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.
HOW TO REFER
If this is your first time referring a patient to Stanford for imaging, please complete the Unknown Provider Form (PDF) for the Medical Staff Office provider database.