Does it matter where I have my mammogram done?

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Laurie R. Margolies, MD
Diagnostic Radiology
All mammography facilities in the US are accredited which means that they all are in compliance with the Mammography Quality Standards Act. There are, however, differences between facilities. Questions you might ask include: whether the equipment is analog or digital? Do the reading radiologists specialize in mammography? Does the site offer breast ultrasound or 3D mammography?

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