Better convenience. Latest technology.
Our new location brings you more convenience and the latest technology to help detect and prevent breast cancer. The Mercy Breast Center team is dedicated to keeping you healthy, and we always do it in a warm, personal setting.
The Breast Center also offers advanced stereotactic biopsy, MRI and ultrasound. Women should have their first screening mammogram by age 40. For more information on Mercy Breast Center, call 417-556-2273.
The Mercy Breast Center offers the region’s first 3D mammogram (tomosynthesis) technology, the latest in breast imaging technology. Advantages 3D mammography offers include:
“Mercy Breast Center has always been committed to the fight against breast cancer. The new 3D imaging will enhance our ability to detect breast cancer at earlier stages, when it’s most treatable,” said Kenneth Watts, MD, Mercy Breast Center medical director.
“As a physician, having the latest diagnostic and treatment tools means a lot – that patients can receive state-of-the-art care right here at Mercy Breast Center Joplin.”
Mammogram screening is proven to reduce breast cancer-related deaths and Mercy Health Foundation Joplin helps ensure that every woman has access to this life-saving screening. Through the generosity of individual donors and groups such as Hope 4 You Breast Cancer Foundation, the Foundation’s Mammogram Fund provides funding for mammograms for women who are uninsured or under-insured.