MAMMOGRAPHY

CHC: 3-D SCREENING/DIAGNOSTIC MAMMOGRAPHY

Network HEALTH CENTER OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS, FORT SCOTT OFFERS 3-D SCREENING AND DIAGNOSTIC MAMMOGRAPHY SERVICES

Every October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month fills in as a suggestion to ladies to be tireless about bosom malignancy screening.

Network Health Center of Southeast Kansas (CHC/SEK) is pleased to offer 3-D screening and analytic mammography and bosom ultrasound administrations at their Fort Scott area, 401 Woodland Hills Blvd. Mammography administrations are accessible to everybody, regardless of whether they are a CHC/SEK tolerant or not.

Ladies 40 years of age and more established should start yearly mammograms to help recognize bosom disease. Arrangements at CHC/SEK are offered five days every week with stretched out hours to oblige occupied timetables.

CHC/SEK’s Fort Scott mammography program is authorize by the American College of Radiology and is reviewed yearly by the FDA. Professionals Jennifer Dugan and Suzanne Quick bring more than 30 years of consolidated, die hard commitment to mammography and invest wholeheartedly in the work they do.

“There are regularly hindrances to why ladies don’t get the mammograms they need, says Dugan and Quick. “We work intimately with Kansas Early Detection Works (EDW), which can give free and minimal effort bosom and cervical disease screenings, and, at CHC/SEK, nobody is refused any assistance dependent on capacity to pay.”

Where there are language boundaries, CHC/SEK has translator administrations accessible.

For those with transportation issues, the wellbeing community can help patients with rides to and from their arrangement.

Dugan and Quick invest wholeheartedly that for indicative mammography, they can offer same-day bosom ultrasound with results before patients leave, so there is no “stand by and stress.”

Dugan clarified, “When a patient seeks an analytic mammogram (an indicative test is performed when a patient has a bosom issue, for example, bump, torment, and so forth), we take our pictures, ship off our radiologist through the PC for survey, all while the patient is pausing. On the off chance that the radiologist suggests a bosom ultrasound, we at that point take the patient straightforwardly over for a bosom ultrasound to be performed. Those pictures are additionally shipped off a similar radiologist. At the point when he reacts with a suggestion, we hand-off this to the patient while they are here with us. On the off chance that the patient has a negative outcome, we at that point let them know. Assume the patient has a positive outcome that necessities further assessment; all things considered, we talk with the patient about their alternatives and attempt to help get this organized as fast as could reasonably be expected.

Tragically, most offices have slack occasions between the analytic mammogram and ultrasound if necessary. At the point when the ultrasound is performed, they will send the patient home to trust that the supplier will get the report, and the patient is the last to know when they are called by telephone or sent a letter. We don’t need our patients having various arrangements and stressing while at the same time anticipating results… we think our cycle guarantees that we are giving the most ideal patient consideration!”

Patients at CHC/SEK profit by the most recent 3D Genius Technology at no extra expense. 3D mammography is a cutting edge innovation that takes makes a 3-dimensional image of the bosom.

Ladies with thick bosom tissue, specifically, may profit since it gives a more clear picture. Utilizing 3D mammography makes it simpler for specialists to recognize bosom malignant growth early and diminishes the odds of specialists seeing a bogus positive.

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