How do I schedule a mammogram at Northwestern? To request an appointment at the Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center, please call 312.472. 0420. To request Northwestern Memorial Hospital mammogram files, call 312.472. 0420.
Who was Lynn Sage? Lynn Sage’s story is about mothers and daughters. And breast cancer. A young wife and mother of two daughters, Sage died of the disease at age 39. Diagnosed in 1979, she succumbed after a grueling five-year battle.
Does a diagnostic mammogram include an ultrasound? This is called a diagnostic mammogram. The basic procedure for a diagnostic mammogram is the same as for a screening mammogram, but the diagnostic mammogram includes more images of the breast. Breast ultrasound uses sound waves to make images of the breast.
How long does it take for a radiologist to read a mammogram? You can usually expect the results of a screening mammogram within two weeks. If you’re having a mammogram as a follow-up test, you may get the results before you leave the appointment.