BE SURE YOU ARE GETTING YOUR MAMMOGRAM AT A QUALITY FACILITY
a facility that answers YES to these 5 questions.
the facility accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR)?
the facility provide mammograms as part of its regular practice?
(Note: The ACR suggests choosing a facility that performs
at least 10 mammograms per week.)
the person who performs the mammogram a registered technologist?
the radiologist who reads the mammogram specially trained to do
the mammography machine calibrated at least once a year?
Answers to these questions below will help you prepare for the
procedure and the steps that will follow.
there anything I should do to prepare for my mammogram? Are there
any products I should avoid before a mammogram?
will the mammogram show?
gets the report of my mammogram? Can it also be sent to other
doctors who treat me? May I have a copy of the report sent to
long will it take to receive the mammography report?
are the next steps if my mammogram shows a problem?
is the best time to schedule a mammogram?
the mammogram be covered by my health insurance?
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