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Breast Imaging and Diagnostic Center

Winthrop�s Breast Imaging and Diagnostic Center is a state-of-the-art, fully digital facility providing screening and diagnostic services in a warm and comforting environment. The suite, which features a relaxing waiting room and private changing areas, has been designed to reduce anxiety, promote comfort and nurture patients� well-being. Each patient � woman or man � is treated with dignity, compassion and respect for privacy.

The breast imaging team consists of Board Certified radiologists; ARRT Certified, New York State Licensed mammography technologists; ARDMS Certified ultrasound technologists; registered nurses; and a seasoned clerical staff trained to meet the patients� needs. They provide the best in breast imaging and diagnosis with the least amount of patient discomfort. Patients have easy access to the Institute for Cancer Care�s multidisciplinary team of Board Certified physicians, pathologists, radiation and medical oncologists and surgeons specially trained in breast, plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Services

  • State-of-the-art digital mammography and ultrasound. Minimally invasive biopsy techniques including stereotactic and ultrasound-guided core biopsies, fine needle aspirations and galactography.
  • Availability of Breast MRI and Breast MRI-guided core biopsy, CT and PET scans.
  • Evaluation and treatment of all types of breast conditions, including benign and malignant tumors, breast pain, suspicious and abnormal mammograms, monitoring and counseling of high-risk population, including previously diagnosed breast cancer and genetic mutations (BRCA1 and BRCA2).
  • Access to:
    • Histopathologic results in a timely fashion
    • Conservative surgical approaches
    • Comprehensive medical and radiation oncology services
    • Advanced reconstruction and plastic surgery
    • Genetic counseling
    • Emotional support for patients and families
  • Personal Coordinated Care offered to patients and families with information and support provided by our Nurse Navigator (coordinator) to help patients from diagnosis through treatment.
  • Free on-site parking

Technology

The fully-digital Breast Imaging and Diagnostic Center is equipped with state-of-the art mammography and ultrasound equipment. High resolution images provide the tools for early diagnosis and rapid results � often while patients wait.
  • GE Senographe DS Mammography System
  • GE Senographe Essential Mammography System
  • Two GE Logiq 9 Ultrasound Systems
  • Hologic Prone Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • MRI 3 Tesla
Evening and Saturday appointments are available. For information and to schedule an appointment, call (516) 663-2400.
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