Breast Health

Preventing, diagnosing and treating breast pain, lumps, cancer and more with state-of-the-art imaging, medical and surgical services.

Mammography and Imaging

If you are a woman age 40 and older, UTMB Health recommends that you perform regular self-exams of your breasts and also have annual screening mammograms, regardless of family history. Screening mammography remains among the most effective methods for detecting breast cancer.

Breast Health at UTMB Health

Why Choose UTMB Health for Breast Imaging

UTMB Health provides the most comprehensive and advance technology for the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer including:

  • 3D mammography
  • Digital mammography
  • MRI
  • Diagnostic ultrasound
  • MRI-guided biopsy
  • Ultrasound biopsy
  • Stereotactic biopsy

As a UTMB Health patient:

  • You are cared for by imaging professionals specially trained and fully accredited in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy and breast ultrasound
  • You have access to the most advanced state-of-the-art technology used for mammography, breast ultrasonography, breast MRI and image-guided core needle biopsies
  • We will determine which imaging method will provide you with the most accurate results and greatest comfort, depending on your personal needs

5 Mammogram Preparation Tips:

  1. Arrive 15 minutes early
  2. DO NOT wear any deodorant, powder or lotion under your arms or around your breasts
  3. Wear a two-piece outfit (not a dress)
  4. Bring a list of dates and locations of previous breast screenings or treatments
  5. Bring films and reports from previous imaging not performed at UTMB Health

Call Today to Schedule Your Mammogram
(409) 772-7150

Quality of Care

UTMB Health is recognized for the quality of its breast health programs. These distinguished designations mean you can trust that you will receive the best care for the best possible outcome.

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