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Ultrasound imaging is a noninvasive test that helps doctors diagnose medical conditions, including breast cancer. It uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the body.
Imaging experts at the Magee-Womens Breast Cancer Program use ultrasound technology in conjunction with other imaging, such as mammography, to determine if abnormalities found in the breast are solid tumors.
An ultrasound lasts about 20 minutes.
During the procedure, a specially trained technologist will:
Following the procedure, a radiologist will discuss your ultrasound. You can expect full results from your doctor within two business days.