Mammography

3D screenings offer pinpoint accuracy

If you are a woman over 40, yearly breast health screenings are an important part of a healthy routine and we want to help you maintain the best health possible. With our new Genius 3D Mammography from Hologic, we are offering the most comprehensive and accurate breast health screenings in the region. Mammography is the single most effective method to detect breast changes, long before physical symptoms can be seen or felt. Routine mammograms can detect cancer early, providing you with more treatment options and a better chance for a full recovery.And with our new equipment, less false positives are reported and 41 percent more of invasive cancers are detected.  

To learn more about this new service, please click here.  

Annually, at Uniontown Hospital, our Mammography Department completes about 7,000 screening mammogram procedures, in addition to approximately 1,500 diagnostic exams. 

 

Uniontown Hospital offers a full range of mammography services including:

  • Screening Mammography
  • Diagnostic Mammography
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Breast Needle Localization
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound Guided Cyst Aspirations
  • Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspirations

Breast Screening at Uniontown Hospital

Designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR), Uniontown Hospital offers state-of-the-art full field digital mammography at both the hospital and our outpatient locations. Our expert radiologists and technologists are fully trained and licensed nationally and are committed to providing you exceptional care.  

All mammographer’s are registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) with an advanced registry in mammography. The Ultrasound Technologists are registered with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) with an advanced registry in Breast Ultrasound.  

FDA-Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA):  This Act requires Mammography facilities across the nation to meet uniform quality standards. Congress passed this law in 1992 to assure high quality mammography for early breast cancer detection. Under the law, all Mammography facilities must:

  1. Be accredited by an FDA-approved accreditation body,
  2. Be certified by the FDA, or its State, as meeting the standards
  3. Undergo an annual MQSA inspection
  4. Prominently display the certificate issued by the agency

The Uniontown Hospital Mammography Department is inspected annually and is certified by the FDA.  

For more information about breast health and the importance of annual screenings, please visit the American Cancer Society

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