Digital Mammography Available to the Region

A mobile digital mammography truck is now servicing southwest Minnesota, eastern South Dakota (including area businesses in Sioux Falls) and northwestern Iowa.

Women seeking the highest quality images from their mammograms can now get them throughout the region. A mobile digital mammography truck is now servicing southwest Minnesota, eastern South Dakota (including area businesses in Sioux Falls) and northwestern Iowa.

“Mobile digital mammography will bring state-of-the-art services to women who would otherwise have limited or no access,” said Julie Hanisch, Sanford Breast Health Institute Clinic Director.

In addition, three Sanford regional locations also recently added fixed digital mammography units. Recent studies have proven digital mammography to be better for detecting lesions in the breast, especially for women with dense breast tissue, women who are under 50 and both pre-menopausal and perimenopausal women.