Women have access to the latest breast imaging technology at St. Luke's, including 3D mammography. Also referred to as breast tomosynthesis, 3D mammography is an advanced screening and diagnostic tool designed to improve early breast cancer detection.
3D mammography (as well as 2D digital mammography) is available for walk-in screening mammograms and mammogram appointments at these locations:
St. Luke's Women's Center at St. Luke's Hospital
232 S. Woods Mill Road, Suite 200 East
St. Luke's Women's Center - Chesterfield Valley
6 McBride & Son Drive, Suite 102
St. Luke's Mobile Mammography Unit (the first mobile unit in the St. Louis area to offer 3D mammography)
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St. Luke's CDI - Midwest Breast Care
450 North New Ballas Road, Suite 250 N
More Mammogram Locations
Benefits of 3D mammography
What's the difference - 2D vs. 3D?
Image - 3D provides a clearer, more detailed picture of the breast tissue.
Exam time - 3D exam time is nearly the same as for 2D.
X-ray exposure - Nearly the same for 2D and 3D.
What is the cost?
Annual screening mammography is a covered benefit under most health insurance plans (including under the Affordable Care Act) and Medicare. Furthermore, 3D screening mammography is:
Ask your insurance provider about your coverage.
If you have additional questions, ask your mammography X-ray technologist performing your exam and/or discuss with your physician or healthcare provider to determine what is best for you.