Mammography in Florida

Women’s Care offers mammogram screenings for women to detect early signs of breast cancer. Patients age 40 and older should have a screening mammogram every year as a part of her regular health care. Our board-certified physicians use the most advanced technology to screen for any potential abnormalities. Regular screening is extremely important because when breast cancer is caught early, it is more treatable with a higher chance of being cured.

Mammogram Screenings in FL

A mammogram screening is the process of taking x-ray images of the breasts. Your mammogram at Women’s Care will be performed by an experienced registered technologist and interpreted by board-certified breast imaging radiologists.

Risk Factors

Our expert providers pay special attention to the following factors, which may increase a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer:

  • Age: The risk of breast cancer increases as a woman gets older.
  • Personal history
  • Family history
  • Genetics: BRCA1, BRCA2, and other gene mutations.
  • Breast density
  • Early menstruation (before age 12)
  • Late menopause (after age 55)
  • Hormone therapy after menopause
  • Pregnancy: Women who have had their first full-term pregnancy after age 30 or who have never had a full-term pregnancy.
  • Alcohol intake
  • Being overweight or obese

Signs of Breast Cancer

Those with any of the following symptoms should speak to their doctor about scheduling a mammogram screening:

  • Lump or thickening in the breast
  • Swelling of all or part of a breast (even if no distinct lump is felt)
  • Skin irritation, dimples, redness, or other changes in the skin of the breast
  • Nipple discharge or bleeding
  • Nipple retraction (turning inward)
  • Breast or nipple pain

Why Use Our Mammogram Services?

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Comprehensive Breast Cancer Screenings in FL

Women’s Care offers convenience and flexibility for our patients looking to schedule their mammogram screening. You can have your screening done in-office, and often have the option to schedule your screening on the same day as your well-woman visit. We want to help women in Florida stay healthy by ensuring that our services are convenient and accessible. Please schedule an appointment at Women’s Care to schedule your annual mammogram screening and stay on top of your health!