Photo of a mammography device

Mammography is a non-invasive radiological examination of the breast using a special imaging device. A mammography exam, called a mammogram, is used to aid in the diagnosis of breast diseases in women.

Mammograms are used as a screening tool to detect early breast cancer in women with no symptoms and to detect and diagnose breast disease in women experiencing symptoms such as a lump, pain or nipple discharge.

There are different mammogram exams and procedures performed here at University of Maryland Breast Center. These exams and procedures include:

To schedule an appointment, please call 410-328-3215 or 410-328-6281 for a Breast Imaging Specialist.

For more information about the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine or to contact one of our radiologists, call the University Physicians Consultation and Referral Service at 1-800-492-5538 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 (physicians).