Winneshiek Medical Center Radiology offers advanced breast cancer screening and diagnostic services, including 3D mammography (including mammograms for women with implants), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, stereotactic breast biopsies, ultrasound-guided breast biopsies and surgical biopsies in a convenient, comforting environment. Learn more about 3D mammograms available at Winneshiek Medical Center.
The American Cancer Society suggests:
- A screening mammogram every year starting at age 40. If you have a family history of breast cancer, you should consult with your doctor for advice on when to begin a baseline mammogram.
- A breast self-exam every month starting at age 20.
- A clinical breast exam every year if you are age 40 or over; every 3 years for women age 20-39.
To schedule a mammogram at Winneshiek Medical Center or learn more about breast imaging services available locally, call 563-387-3022.
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Softer, Warmer, Better – Digital Mammography
With every new year, Karen Anderson knows it’s time for her mammogram screening at Winneshiek Medical Center. This January, Karen anticipated a different experience with the new digital mammography technology. “Having worked at Bank of the West in Decorah, and now Seed Savers, I have always found it convenient to have mammograms at WMC,” says Karen