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 Rd., Ste. 200 East
St. Luke's Women's Center - Chesterfield Valley
6 McBride & Son Dr., Ste. 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 Rd., Ste. 250 N
What's the difference - 2D vs. 3D?
Image - 3D provides a clearer, more detailed picture of the breast tissue.
Exam time - Exam time is the same for 2D and 3D.
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. Ask your insurance provider about your coverage.