Mammography is the process of using low-energy X-rays to examine the human breast and is used as a diagnostic and a screening tool. The goal of mammography is the early detection of breast cancer, typically through detection of characteristic masses and microcalcifications.Breast Cancer is the second most prevelant cancer in India but the good thing about breast cancer is that if diagnosed early it is completely curable. Mammography is the second step for early detection of breast cancer after self breast examination. If you are above 40 years of age you should get mammography done atleast once a year. However if there is a lump or breast discharge then it is very imperative that you conact a good Breast Clinic and follow the guidance of the breast disease specialist. Sometimes doctor may advise a breast ultrasound or MR Mammogram for further information.
At EHL Diagnostic Centre we have one of the most advanced and best digital mammography machine Alpha ST from GE Healthcare, USA