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Mammography

A mammogram uses low doses of X-ray radiation to detect and diagnose diseases in the breast, including breast cancer. Tanner Breast Health uses both screening and diagnostic mammograms for patients.

Do you need a mammogram?

The breast cancer specialists at Tanner Cancer Care recommend you have a baseline screening mammogram between the ages of 35 and 40. You should begin receiving an annual screening mammogram beginning at the age of 40.

Although mammograms are effective in screening for breast cancer, if you have risk factors — such as having a close relative who has breast cancer or if you are genetically predisposed for breast cancer — you should discuss an appropriate screening program with your doctor. Knowing your risk factors for breast cancer, your doctor can best advice on screenings that are right for you.

Special Instructions:
  • Do not use deodorant, lotions or creams in the breast area or under arms on the day of your mammogram.
  • Consult your physician with pain or tenderness in the breast, nipple changes or discharge, and lumps or other breast issues.

Diagnostic mammograms

Following an abnormal screening mammogram or symptoms that might indicate breast cancer, your doctor will order a diagnostic mammogram to get additional, more detailed images of your breast tissue. 

Your doctor may then recommend further testing to determine if the suspicious finding is in fact cancer.

3D digital mammography

Tanner Breast Health has the latest mammography technology, offering 3D mammograms in Carrollton, Villa Rica and Bremen. 

Learn more about Tanner’s breast diagnostic testing, or call 770-812-9721 to schedule a screening mammogram.

Locations

Tanner Breast Health - Carrollton
706 Dixie Street, Suite 110
Carrollton, GA 30117

Tanner Breast Health - Villa Rica
705 Dallas Highway, Suite 102
Villa Rica, GA 30180

Diagnostic Imaging inside Higgins General Hospital
200 Allen Memorial Drive
Bremen, GA 30110

Mammography on the Move

Through a gift from Tanner Foundation and its supporters, Tanner Breast Health offers Mammography on the Move — a mobile mammography unit. Mammography on the Move makes screening mammograms even more convenient and accessible.

The mobile unit is designed for comfort and privacy in mind. It features the latest in digital mammography, administered by an all-woman team of certified mammography technologists.

To schedule the unit for your business, church, civic group or community event, call 770-812-9531.

To schedule a mammogram aboard the unit and a calendar of upcoming screening opportunities, call 770-812-9721.

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Mammography Locations

We offer cancer care services at one conveniently located medical facility.

Comprehensive Breast Care Center

Comprehensive Breast Care Center

706 Dixie Street, Carrollton, GA 30117
Carrollton

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Phone: 770-812-5886

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Roy Richards, Sr. Cancer Center

Roy Richards, Sr. Cancer Center

165 Clinic Avenue, Carrollton, GA 30117
Carrollton

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Phone: 770-812-9824

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tanner Breast Health - Carrollton

Tanner Breast Health - Carrollton

706 Dixie Street, Carrollton, GA 30117
Carrollton

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Phone: 770-812-9280

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tanner Breast Health - Villa Rica

Tanner Breast Health - Villa Rica

705 Dallas Highway, Villa Rica, GA 30180

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Phone: 770-456-3400

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tanner Boutique

Tanner Boutique

706 Dixie Street, Carrollton, GA 30117

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Phone: 770-812-8338

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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