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Mammography and Breast Care at Avera

Because husbands need wives, sons need mothers, fathers need daughters and brothers need sisters, Avera offers mammography at a location near you that includes:

  • The most advanced images possible for more viewing options and accurate detection
  • Techniques especially useful for those with dense breast tissue and who are pre-menopausal
  • Support from a full network of care specialists
  • Credentialed staff

… all so that you receive the best care possible.

Watch Patients Discuss Awareness and Their Stories

Kristie Schreck

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Breast Care Resources

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, occurring in 1 in 8 females in the United States. Various combinations of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and hormonal therapy can be used as treatment. Mammograms have been shown to reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer.

Breast Imaging Technology

Breast Imaging Technology

  • Digital Mammography
  • Mammography CAD
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Breast Biopsies
  • Advanced Imaging
  • Additional Information

Breast Cancer Information

All Women Count!

All Women Count!

The All Women Count! program is supported by Avera to ensure women in South Dakota are able to get free mammograms if they qualify for the program.

Area Breast Health Projects

The foundations throughout Avera support numerous breast health projects in the region including the Avera Race Against Breast Cancer, Sioux Falls, SD and the Avera Marshall Race Against Breast Cancer in Marshall, MN.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

When do I need a mammogram?

Current American Cancer Society guidelines recommend that women should have screening mammography annually starting at age 40.

How do I perform a breast self-exam?

Not every cancer can be found with Breast Self-Exams, but it is a critical step you can and should take for yourself. Download a flyer to learn how to perform a Breast Self-Exam

What are some steps I can take to prevent breast cancer?

  • Make breast screenings routine
  • Watch your weight
  • Keep Moving
  • Think before you drink alcohol
  • Discuss lifestyle choices with your health care provider
  • Learn more >>

What may increase my chances of breast cancer?

New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Listen to Dr. Josie Alpers with the Avera Breast Center in Sioux Falls as she discusses the new screening guidelines.

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