What is a mammogram (mammography)?
Mammography is a type of scanning that uses low dose x-
Having a mammogram
During a mammogram the radiographer will position your breast in a mammography unit.
Your breast will be placed on a special platform and compressed with a paddle. This is necessary so all the breast tissue can be x-
The whole procedure will take around 30 minutes
Our centre offers digital mammography, the most up-
International standards recommend a baseline mammogram for every woman, starting at the age of 40. Screening mammograms should be obtained at least every two years thereafter.
Digital mammography offers an alternative to traditional mammography. Images of breast
tissue are captured on a computer instead of traditional X-