Preparing For Your Appointment

Mammogram or Breast Ultrasound

  • Bring your insurance card, photo ID and physician order with you to the appointment.
  • Do not wear deodorant, body powder or perfume on breast or underarm area.
  • Wear a two-piece outfit.
  • If you have prior mammogram or ultrasound films from another breast imaging facility, bring the films with you to the appointment.

Stereotactic or Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

  • Bring you insurance card, photo ID and physician order with you to the appointment.
  • Do not wear deodorant, body powder or perfume on breast or underarm area.
  • Wear a two-piece outfit.
  • Mammogram and ultrasound films will be needed at the Breast Care Center 48 hours before the biopsy appointment.
  • You will be contacted by the Center's nurse regarding your procedure.
  • Your appointment will take about 90 minutes.

Ductogram Procedure

  • Bring you insurance card, photo ID and physician order with you to the appointment.
  • Do not wear deodorant, body powder or perfume on breast or underarm area.
  • Wear a two-piece outfit.
  • Mammogram and ultrasound films will be needed at the Breast Care Center 48 hours before the ductogram appointment.

Bone Density Exam

  • Bring your insurance card, photo ID and physician order with you to the appointment.
  • Do not wear clothing that has metal studs or glitter on it.
  • Do not take calcium supplements or over-the-counter drugs such as Malox, Tums, Rolaids, etc., for 24 hours prior to the appointment.
  • Do not schedule any barium/contrast exams within the same week prior to the Bone Density Exam appointment.