Upstate Carolina Radiology

Breast Health

Our physicians are devoted to early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.  From the mammogram to the breast biopsy, we have the belief that the earlier breast cancer is detected the better the survival rate.  For instance, breast cancer deaths have steadily declined over the past decade due to better screening guidelines and the advancements in technology.

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Mammography

Mammography is a tool that is used to screen for breast cancer. The black-and-white images that are taken appear in seconds on a computer screen for review. Mammography is our best resource for early detection of breast cancer and to lower the risk of breast cancer deaths. Read More

Breast Biopsy

A breast biopsy is performed to remove some cells – either surgically or through a less invasive procedure involving a hollow needle – from a suspicious area in the breast. The cells are then examined under a microscope to determine a diagnosis. Read More