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Mammograms: Understanding the Latest Recommendations

Listen in as Jeffrey Matthes, MD discusses the importance of mammograms to help diagnose cancer in its early treatable stages.

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3D Mammography

Advanced technology to see what's not been seen before

Schedule Your Mammogram Today

Call Bryan Scheduling Center: 402-481-5121

A physician order is required.

Bryan Medical Center has always been at the forefront of breast cancer screening. We have extensive experience performing thousands of breast procedures every year. You receive care from our board certified radiologists and technologists who have many years of experience in breast care as well as advanced training in 3D mammography. Bryan Medical Center is the first to introduce 3D mammography to Lincoln, Neb. This technology provides amazing results, allowing our radiologists to see a level of detail not possible before.

When you trust us to perform your breast exam, our team is here to make your experience excellent, providing high quality, state-of-the art imaging for you with compassion and sensitivity.

Less Time. More Comfort.

What takes less time than a stop light, could save your life and is now more comfortable than ever? 

3D mammograms at Bryan with new comfort technology. That's right! 

Julie describes her past mammograms as necessary but painful, up until the new comfort curve paddle advances. Now she says, "It's fast, only 3.7 seconds, and I didn't feel any pain."

Watch to see how new technology is changing the way women feel about getting a mammogram!

Benefits of 3D Mammography

  • 40 percent more invasive cancers found over 2D mammography
  • Up to a 40 percent reduction in recall rates, decreasing patient anxiety
  • Better visualization of masses, distortions and asymmetric densities
  • Eliminates overlapping structures in the breast

Patients Appreciate New Comfort Curve Technology

Bryan is the first in Lincoln to introduce new advances to make getting a mammogram more comfortable. The new comfort curve paddles make all the difference to our patients: 

  • "It's so much better."
  • "I didn't feel any pain."
  • "It doesn't pinch like the old mammogram - this is much better!"

How 3D Mammography Works

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (3D Mammography) is FDA-approved. It gives radiologists a three-dimensional image of the breast. Breasts are composed of pockets of dense tissue surrounded by fat, and when x-rayed it creates an image that has overlapping tissue making it difficult to see tiny microcalcifications, and other subtle signs of early cancer.

3D mammography allows our radiologists to see detail in a way never before possible – and that’s important to you because it allows cancer to be detected at its earliest and most treatable stage.

How 3D Mammography is Different than 2D Mammography

Traditional digital mammography takes two-dimensional pictures of the breast and is still one of the most advanced tools available for detecting breast abnormalities. 3D mammography helps differentiate lesions from normal overlapping tissue seen in 2D mammography. This results in more accurate diagnosis for you, fewer callbacks and greater peace of mind. It also allows our radiologists to detect breast cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage.

What to Expect During Your 3D Mammography

You will not notice any difference between a traditional 2D mammogram and a 3D mammogram except the imaging with 3D is a little quicker and we use comfort curve smart paddles to make the exam more comfortable. 3D mammography provides the best image possible of your breast and the earliest detection possible.

Who Should Have 3D Mammography

3D mammography is approved for all women who would be undergoing a standard mammogram, in both the screening and diagnostic settings. It is especially beneficial for women with dense breast tissue.

3D Mammography Locations

bryan medical plaza

Bryan Medical Plaza
1500 S. 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
Use Entrance B

bryan west medical center

Bryan West Campus
2300 S. 16th St.
Lincoln, NE 68502

bryan pine lake campus

Bryan Pine Lake Campus
3901 Pine Lake Campus
Lincoln, NE 68516

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