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Our Key Technologies

From the latest digital mammography and ultrasound detection, to state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment technologies, the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center offers the advanced technologies you need to assure the best possible outcome.

Some of our key technologies include:

  • Hologic 3D digital mammography machines and Secure View diagnostic workstations for exceptional image quality that enables early detection while being able to look at multiple layers of breast tissue - helping to detect cancer earlier. Click here to view more information on the newest technology in mammography.

  • Sentinel Node location using Technetium-99 (Tc-99), an advanced nuclear medicine technique which helps identify the precise spread of the cancer.

  • J-Wire Bracketing of microscopic calcifications located with mammography, helping to ensure the removal of the cancer in its entirety.

  • Lymphazurine dye to locate lymph nodes affected by cancer, providing visual confirmation of nodes to be excised and biopsied to identify if cancer has migrated to the lymphatic system.

  • Hologic Affirm Prone 3D and Brevera Breast Biopsy System

  • Ultrasound Guided Needle Core Breast Biopsies

  • Toshiba/Canon Aplio I800 Ultrasound System

  • Skin-sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction surgery.

  • Free flap breast reconstruction with your own tissue as well as implant reconstruction.

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