Ten to twenty percent of women nationally get called back for additional imaging as a result of unclear results from 2D screening.  The result?  More expense and additional anxiety for the patient. [Source]


A false-positive is a finding of something that doesn’t actually exist.  žOther imaging modalities like ultrasound and MRI are often used to help find cancers that can’t be seen on standard 2D mammograms, but both modalities have higher rates of false-positive findings.  žThis often results in more tests and unnecessary biopsies. [Source]


It’s hard to argue the impact of finding 40% more breast cancers.  A clinical study conducted in Oslo, Norway yielded just such a result.


3D mammography, or tomosynthesis, is a game changer for breast cancer detection.  At SDMI, we believe so strongly in this technology that we have upgraded our mammography units at every location.


Our brave patient, 35-year-old Jessica Smith, tells her story of how an awareness of her own body, and conducting self breast exams is such an important part of her helathcare routine.


Steinberg Diagnostic patient Deb Swan talks about being a breast cancer survivor and what the breakthrough technology of 3D mammogrpahy means to her.

Hear her story…


You have a choice when it comes to radiology, and we encourage you to make an educated choice when it comes to your breast health. SDMI is a partner you can trust.


To learn more about the clinical findings of research conducted for digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammogrpahy), please take a minute to view our short presentation above.


Still have more questions about 3D Mammograms? [Learn More]


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