Welcome to CHI Saint Joseph Health - Breast Care at Saint Joseph Jessamine in Nicholasville. Our board-certified radiologists are dedicated exclusively to breast imaging and bone densitometry. When it comes to your breast health, experience matters. Our entire staff takes time to give each patient compassionate, personalized care in an environment that respects privacy and dignity.
Learn more about our comprehensive services below, then call our office at 859.967.5613 to schedule your appointment today.
Located at Saint Joseph Jessamine, CHI Saint Joseph Health – Breast Care offers the following services:
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, aside from skin cancer. One in every eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Early detection of breast cancer through the use of mammography has been proven to decrease the mortality of breast cancer by up to 40%.
The most effective means of detecting early breast cancer are via the following guidelines, endorsed by many medical organizations, including the American College of Radiology and Society of Breast Imaging: Yearly screening mammogram beginning at age 40.
For patients with a strong family history of breast cancer, screening should begin 10 years prior to the age of diagnosis of the affected family member.
CHI Saint Joseph Health — Breast Care has achieved a designation of an American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. By awarding facilities this status the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in stereotactic breast biopsy and breast ultrasound with ultrasound guided biopsy in addition to the mandatory Mammography Accreditation Program.
ACR evaluation determined that this facility has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance procedures.
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