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THE BIG PICTURE

Cohesive and effective approach to the diagnosis of breast cancer.

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Did you know that Wake Radiology offers the Genius ™ 3D Mammography ™ exams, the only mammogram proven to detect breast cancer 15 months earlier, reduce unnecessary callbacks by up to 40% and find 41% more invasive cancers than conventional mammography alone. Get the facts and download the brochures here:

Leading the Way in Breast Imaging

1st in Wake County to introduce breast-specific gamma imaging
1st to provide MRI-guided breast biopsy in Wake County
1st one of the 1st in the southeast to introduce 3D mammograms
1st in the Triangle to be designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology

 

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Calculate your risk of breast cancer through the National Cancer Institute.

 

Breast Exams at Wake Radiology

Wake Radiology provides a full range of comprehensive breast exams in Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill and the surrounding Triangle area. Our breast imaging radiologists and technologists understand the importance that dedication, compassion and expertise play in building a cohesive and effective approach to the diagnosis of breast cancer. We are devoted to maintaining excellence across a comprehensive set of breast imaging methods, following best practices and going above and beyond what any other local provider does. Wake Radiology is focused on providing the most specific answers possible to women and their referring providers.

The latest in breast exams: 3D mammography

Wake Radiology is pleased to offer Hologic Genius™ 3D mammography at most of our breast imaging Office across the Triangle and beyond. 3D mammography is a revolutionary new screening and diagnostic tool designed for early breast cancer detection. The main benefits are:

  • Tomosynthesis - 3D MammographyGreater accuracy for earlier and easier detection. 3D mammography has been shown to improve breast cancer detection by 27-50%.
  • Fewer call backs. 3D mammography has been shown to lower recall rates by 17-40%.

3D mammography is performed in conjunction with a traditional 2D digital mammogram to create a more complete picture of breast tissue. During the 3D part of the exam, the X-ray arm sweeps in a slight arc over the breast, taking multiple images. A computer then uses these images to produce a layered 3D image of the breast tissue. This provides greater detail and allows our specialized breast imaging radiologist to see “inside” the breast layer by layer to find cancers earlier than ever. Learn more

Breast density

As of January 1, 2014 North Carolina requires that patients be informed if they have “dense breast tissue” on screening mammography. Learn more about the law or download the brochure

Easy scheduling

Evening, Saturday and same-day appointments are available, plus walk-ins are welcome. While patients must have seen a primary care doctor in the past 18 months, a signed physician referral is not required for this annual exam. Patients can schedule their annual screening by calling us or submitting an appointment request online. Learn more

Comprehensive breast exams

The unique breadth and depth of Wake Radiology’s breast imaging expertise allows us to offer a full spectrum of breast imaging services, from conventional 2D and 3D mammography, breast ultrasound and Breast MRI to three types of image-guided breast biopsy. All breast images are taken by certified technologists and interpreted by board certified radiologists. In fact, Wake Radiology has established a team of physicians who have expertise in mammography.

Convenient mammography locations throughout Triangle

Wake Radiology offers breast imaging services at many Triangle locations, and all services are interpreted by board certified radiologists, many of who are dedicated to breast imaging. All off the offices are accredited by the American College of Radiology and have earned the ACR’s highest recognition as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE). Conventional SD breast screening mammography is available at all locations. Wake Radiology offers 3D mammography at multiple Triangle locations!

  • Wake Radiology North Hills Breast Center – 3D Available!
  • Wake Radiology Cary Breast Center – 3D Available!
  • Wake Radiology Chapel Hill – 3D Available!
  • Wake Radiolgy Fuquay-Varina – 3D Available!
  • Wake Radiology Garner – 3D Available!
  • Wake Radiology Smithfield – 3D Available!
  • Wake Radiology West Raleigh Mammography – 3D Available!
  • Wake Radiology Morrisville Women’s Imaging
  • Wake Radiology Wake Forest Mammography – 3D Available!

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PrintACR Centers of Excellence (BICOE)

Wake Radiology is proud to be the first outpatient practice in the Triangle to develop a comprehensive breast imaging program worthy of earning the American College of Radiology’s prestigious Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE) designation. Learn more

 

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