While conventional mammography is the most widely used tool for breast cancer screenings, a new study from the University of Pennsylvania indicates that digital breast tomosynthesis – or 3D mammography – may be better able to detect the disease.

Diagnostic Imaging Services became the very first freestanding independent outpatient imaging provider in Louisiana to offer 3D mammography. Called one of the most exciting developments in breast cancer detection in three decades, 3D mammograms are performed at our Women’s & Advanced Imaging Center in Metairie.

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