Overview


ACR Breast Imaging Center of ExcellenceOur services include:

  • Board Certified Breast Radiologists
  • Separate breast cancer screening suite and diagnostic patient areas
  • Screening studies for asymptomatic women and diagnostic studies for problem solving
  • Digital mammography for screening and diagnosis featuring MammoPad┬« (A mammo-pad is a foam cushion that covers the sometimes cold, hard surface of mammography units to provide you with more comfort and a better experience.)
  • Tomosynthesis (3D mammography)
  • Breast Ultrasound Screening and Diagnostic
  • Biopsy services, including ultrasound-guided core biopsy, stereotactic core needle biopsy and ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration to examine breast tissue more closely
  • Breast MRI
  • MRI of the breast with 3D post-processing
  • MRI guided biopsy
  • Ultrasound-guided cyst aspiration
  • MRI of the breast with 3D post-processing
  • Certified breast patient navigators to help facilitate future appointments with us and referrals for surgical consult and treatment when necessary
  • Bone DEXA scans

 

The Breast Center at ImageCare Certified Breast Patient Navigators

Sometimes a little handholding is just what you need. The Breast Center at ImageCare is pleased to provide our patients with access to our unique certified breast patient navigators to assist through the diagnostic process. If something abnormal appears on an imaging study, our breast patient navigators can meet with you privately to review and coordinate what has to happen next. Understanding this is a sensitive time, our certified breast navigators provide our patients with toolkits with essential information and resources, and they offer you support. The breast patient navigators at The Breast Center also connect you with CCP’s oncology nurse navigator to further guide and support you through the next steps beyond diagnosis and results.

There are tremendous resources and specialists available to you for treatment and care. While The Breast Center at ImageCare doesn’t treat breast cancer, we have strong relationships with many reputable and trusted specialists within Community Care Physicians and throughout the Capital Region, NY area that can provide you with treatment options. Our patient navigators will walk you through the process to find a doctor with whom you feel comfortable.

 

 

 

ImageCare Medical Imaging

The Breast Center at ImageCare is part of ImageCare Medical Imaging, the area’s premier medical imaging group with subspecialized radiologists and several convenient locations. A complete list of services can be viewed on ImageCare’s website.

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Useful Links

The recommended age to begin annual mammograms is 40.

The New England Journal of Medicine reported a flawed article in October 2016 regarding screening mammography in women. Read the response from the Society of Breast Experts and American College of Radiology.

A patient resource for understanding the real facts about mammograms, created by a coalition of breast experts.