Mammography and Imaging

Screening mammograms remain among the most effective methods for detecting breast cancer.

Who needs a Mammogram?

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.

Click each age group to learn about the recommended screenings for all women:

Schedule a Mammogram Now

My screening Mammogram had questionable resultsI need a diagnostic Mammogram

I had a positive reading on my diagnostic Mammogram Or I have been told that I need to consult with a breast health specialist

If you have a positive reading on your diagnostic mammogram:

A Patient Navigator will contact you to schedule a follow-up appointment

If you did not receive your mammogram at UTMB Heath:

Call the access center at (800) 917-8906 to schedule an appointment

Screening Mammography Saves Lives

Dr. Robinson discusses screening recommendations, appointment procedures and the importance of breast self-awareness to determine when screening is best for you.

5 Mammogram Preparation Tips

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

Why Choose UTMB Health for Breast Imaging

UTMB Health provides the most comprehensive mammograms using advanced technology for the early 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 mammograms, 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

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.

Learn more about these designations:

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