Same day mammogram results bring peace of mind

UP Health System – Bell Breast Center

Same day mammogram results bring peace of mind.

One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. At the UP Health System – Bell Breast Center in Ishpeming, MI, you can get peace of mind by receiving same-day results from your mammogram.

A mammogram typically takes only twenty minutes to complete and can save you or your loved one’s life by detecting breast cancer as early as possible.

The UP Health System – Bell Breast Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.

In addition to the NAPBC accreditation, the UP Health System – Bell Breast Center also received the designation of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, meaning accreditation has been received from the American College of Radiology (ACR) in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided biopsy.

Each of these accreditations must be maintained in order to keep the status Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. When you see the gold seals of accreditation prominently displayed in our imaging facility, you can be sure that you are in a facility that meets standards for imaging quality and safety.

And, most importantly, you can receive these quality services right here, close to home. 

Talk to your primary care provider about the risks of breast cancer. All women over the age of 45 should have a yearly mammogram. Early detection and treatment saves lives.

Schedule an appointment with your primary care provider to discuss your risk for breast cancer and to schedule a mammogram. If you need to find a primary care provider in your area, call 844.411.UPHS (8747).

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