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Breast Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Screening

Doylestown Health's Cancer Institute strongly encourages women to follow the American Cancer Society's (ACS) guidelines for breast cancer screening including:

  • Breast Self-Exam (BSE) is a self check-up a woman can perform in private and on a regular basis to know how her breasts normally look and feel and to detect any changes. ACS recommends that you discuss with your health care provider whether or not a self-exam is beneficial for you and to learn the proper techniques.
  • Clinical Breast Examination (CBE) is a routine examination by your health care provider who looks for changes or abnormalities of the breasts, nipples and under both arms to detect lumps or changes in size, shape, texture or skin.
  • Screening Mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breast to check for breast cancer in women who have no signs or symptoms of the disease. A screening mammogram usually involves two X-ray images of each breast which may detect tumors that cannot be felt. Screening mammograms can also find tiny deposits of calcium that may indicate breast cancer. Early detection of breast cancer with screening mammography means that treatment can be started earlier and before the disease spreads.

Doylestown Health's Women's Diagnostic Center

Doylestown Health's Women's Diagnostic Center specializes in the earliest possible detection of breast disease. Our centers offer women the convenience and assurance of high quality breast cancer screening mammography and diagnostic services at the hospital or at the Health and Wellness Center in Warrington, PA. Both locations offer women prompt appointments for mammograms and follow up care, if necessary. Women who need additional testing receive personalized assistance from our oncology nurse navigator and cancer care team.

Award-Winning Breast Imaging Center

The American College of Radiology (ACR) designated Doylestown Hospital's Women's Diagnostic Center as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. In addition, we became the first Bucks County hospital to earn accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and voluntarily comply with NAPBC's highest standards.

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