St. Luke’s Women’s Center at St. Luke’s Hospital
East Medical Building, Suite 200
St. Luke’s Women’s Center in Chesterfield Valley
6 McBride & Son Center Drive, Suite 102
(off 40/64 at Boone’s Crossing)
St. Luke’s CDI Midwest Breast Care
450 North New Ballas Road in Creve Coeur
St. Luke’s Mobile Mammography Van
The only mobile unit in the area offering 3D.
View the calendar and schedule an appointment: stlukes-stl.com or 314-205-6267
3D mammography or breast tomosynthesis is a revolutionary new screening and diagnostic tool designed for early breast cancer detection that can be done in conjunction with a conventional 2D digital mammogram. During the 3D part of the exam, the X-ray arm sweeps in a slight arc over the breast, taking multiple breast images. Then, a computer produces a 3D image of the breast tissue in one millimeter layers or “slices,” providing greater visibility for the radiologist to see breast detail in a way never before possible. The additional 3D images make it possible for a radiologist to better visualize breast tissue during screening, significantly improving early breast cancer detection by up to 40 percent, as well as reducing the need for follow-up imaging by up to 40 percent.
For more information on 3D mammography and St. Luke’s comprehensive breast health services, visit stlukes-stl.com/breasthealth.
St. Luke’s Hospital has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology and is a member of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. St. Luke’s is also a Spirit of Women® Premier Hospital, recognized for innovation and excellence in women’s healthcare and outreach.
St. Luke’s Hospital is an independent, nonprofit healthcare provider committed to improving the quality of life for its patients and the community. In its 150-year history, St. Luke’s has grown from a single hospital location to an advanced network of care. It provides personalized healthcare services in over 60 specialty areas at its 493-bed hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. and offers 25 other locations across the greater St. Louis area, bringing quality healthcare services close to home. St. Luke’s is nationally-recognized for quality care and consistently earns high patient satisfaction scores. In addition, St. Luke’s is the exclusive St. Louis affiliate of the nation’s No. 1 heart hospital, Cleveland Clinic’s Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. For more information, visit stlukes-stl.com.
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