Sentara Mammography Services
Sentara is a proven leader in breast health. From education and prevention to leading-edge treatments, patients benefit from resources throughout Sentara.
Sentara Albemarle Medical Center is recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The hospital earned the ACR Gold Standard of Accreditation in digital mammography, and all breast imaging staff and equipment are certified under the ACR accreditation.
Mammography is considered an invaluable tool against breast cancer, one of the most deadly types of cancer in women. Sentara breast care centers offer a calm, patient-centered environment to make breast healthcare as easy and comfortable as possible.
Breast cancer physicians of the Sentara support yearly screening mammography beginning at age 40. This recommendation continues to be endorsed by these prominent organizations: the American Cancer Society, American College of OB/GYN, American College of Radiology, American Society of Breast Disease, American College of Surgeons and the Society for Breast Imaging.