All of our breast imaging is read by board-certified radiologists who are mammography specialists. This is the most important quality factor to ensure nothing is missed on your mammogram. It’s more important than the quality of the machine. The quality of the machine is important and for women in their 40’s those with dense breasts digital mammography has been shown to detect more cancers. Screening mammography is used for early detection of breast cancer in women without any symptoms. Diagnostic mammography helps characterize breast masses or determine causes of other breast symptoms.
Patients can have full confidence in mammograms performed at AAMC’s Breast Center and at affiliated Anne Arundel Diagnostics Imaging locations. All of our locations have full accreditation from the American College of Radiology. In addition, all of the imaging technologists at the Breast Center are licensed and certified by the state and have specialized training in all mammography procedures. Studies have documented fewer missed tumors and earlier detection of abnormalities when images are read by a radiologist specializing in breast imaging.
To ensure patient safety, AAMC and its affiliates take extreme caution when administering radiation and always offer the lowest dosage necessary to complete an accurate image