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Breast cancer and diseases have a profound effect on a woman’s life. Our team at Mercy Breast Center at Clayton-Clarkson in Ballwin, MO works proactively to make the situation less stressful. We offer prevention, diagnosis and breast cancer treatment all in one convenient place.
Schedule your mammogram today! Please call 314-251-6300 or 800-446-3742.
The American Cancer Society recommends annual mammograms beginning at the age of 45. It's also important to start at around age 19 with self-breast exams on a monthly basis and yearly clinical breast exams by your doctor.
If you’re having a mammogram for the first time, you may have questions about what to expect. Download our Guide to Mammograms to learn more about techniques, age guidelines and more.
Mercy Breast Center now offers 3D Tomosynthesis Mammography for women who are at high risk for breast cancer or who have dense breast tissue. The 3D Tomosynthesis Mammogram can detect breast cancer at early stages because of all the images available to the radiologist. It also helps reduce the number of false positives for breast cancer, so women don't have to return for additional screening mammograms.
If you have a history of breast cancer or someone in your family who has had breast cancer, be sure to ask for the 3D mammogram when you schedule your annnual mammogram. It is available here at the Mercy Breast Center at Clayton-Clarkson and at Mercy Breast Center - Tower A on the Mercy Hospital campus.
Watch an interview about 3D Mammography on KTVI Ch.2 and KPLR Ch.11: 3D breast imaging now available at Mercy Breast Centers.
If you are diagnosed, your care team may include radiologists, surgeons, a mammographer and an Oncology Nurse Navigator, a registered nurse who serves as a coordinator throughout every step of detection and diagnosis of breast cancer. All of our technologists are certified in mammography and are licensed by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
We are accredited by the American College of Radiology, and we use the newest technology to diagnose and treat breast cancer and other breast diseases through: