Fifteen specially trained staff members, including nurses, technologists and others, take the time to answer your questions, calm fears, explain tests and procedures, and make sure you receive prompt follow-up testing and care when needed.
A radiologist is on site at all times to provide consultation on the need for more images, perform biopsies and ensure images are read quickly and the results are communicated to you and your doctor.
Additional services for women:
- Genetic Risk Assessment: Patients who have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer may choose to receive genetic risk assessment. The assessment includes an initial meeting with a nurse trained in genetic risk assessment and an oncologist to discuss genetic testing, the option to complete testing for gene mutations, and a follow-up appointment with the oncologist to discuss test results and options for cancer prevention and screening.
- Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP): Women who are uninsured or underinsured may be eligible to receive a free mammogram and pap smear through the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP). For more information about eligibility for this program, call (336) 538-7599. Learn how you can help.
- Bone Density Screening: Bone densitometry (DEXA) is a test used to detect osteoporosis. A low-dose X-ray checks for signs of mineral loss and bone thinning. Usually the spine, hip and forearm are X-rayed, and scan results are reviewed by a physician.