Breast care in South Denver
As part of HealthONE Breast Care, Swedish Medical Center's breast care specialists are dedicated to screening for and detecting breast cancer in its earliest stages. To do this, we have partnered with Invision Sally Jobe to provide advanced mammography and diagnostic services. And you have the full breast cancer resources of Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish should you need them.
For more information about Swedish Medical Center's breast care services, please call (866) 779-3347.
Swedish Medical Center is recognized as a Breast Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiologists and is accredited by the American College of Surgeons' National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.
Breast cancer screening
The breast cancer specialists of Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center recommend an annual screening mammogram for women who are 40-74 years old. However, you should talk to your doctor about when you should begin screening mammograms. If you have a family history of breast cancer or other risk factors, your doctor may recommend you begin screenings earlier.
Mammograms use low-dose X-rays to examine breast tissue. We offer different types of mammography, including:
- Screening mammograms—These exams are used to detect breast cancer in women without any symptoms of the disease.
- Diagnostic mammograms—These exams use specialized positioning and techniques to show additional details within breast tissue. They may be performed when signs of breast cancer are present, such as a lump or breast pain, or as follow-up exams for an abnormal screening mammograms. This type of mammography may also be used for patients with breast implants, as the additional angles provide a better view of breast tissue beneath the implants.
Preparing for your mammogram
To prepare for your mammogram, dress comfortably. It may be helpful to wear a two-piece outfit, as you will need to remove your top for the mammogram.
Please do not wear deodorant, perfume or powder the day of your mammogram, as these substances can obstruct the X-ray images.
Mammogram center locations
Our breast imaging services are offered at two locations:
Invision Sally Jobe at Centrum DTC | 200E
8200 E Belleview Avenue, Suite 200E
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Invision Sally Jobe at Southwest Healthpark
6169 S Balsam Way, Suite 170
Littleton, CO 80123
To schedule an exam at either location, please call (720) 493-3700.
About Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute
As part of Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, our family of hospitals provides comprehensive cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for people facing cancer in our communities. From diagnosis to treatment and survivorship care, our oncology expertise ensures you have access to locally trusted care with the support of a globally recognized network.
Have cancer questions? We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially trained nurses are available 24/7, and all calls are confidential. Contact askSARAH at (303) 253-3225.
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