Diagnosing Breast Cancer
Precise breast cancer tests are crucial for treatment planning, and City of Hope is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies and specialized staff to ensure an accurate, comprehensive diagnosis of breast cancer.
Highlights of our screening and diagnosis services include:
- 3-D mammography to better detect and locate breast cancer
- Genetic screening, testing and counseling for women with high breast cancer risk
- MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and ultrasound for women with dense breasts or elevated risk
- Stereotactic biopsy, which uses computer-assisted imaging to accurately guide removal of suspicious tissue
Many of these tests are conveniently offered at our Women’s Center.