Why is there a need for tomosynthesis breast exams? What are the benefits?
What is the difference between a screening and diagnostic mammogram?
What should I expect during the 3D mammography exam?
Why is compression important in mammography?
Who can have a 3D mammography exam?
Does 3D mammography have a higher radiation dose?
  • The average annual natural background in the U.S. is 3 millisieverts (mSv). In Colorado it is 4 mSv.
  • A traditional 2D mammogram is 0.4 mSv.
  • A synthetic 2D and “3D” mammogram is 0.5 mSv.

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