Cancer Screenings & Diagnosis

When facing the prospect of cancer, you want to know—with complete certainty—that you’re receiving the best information about your condition. Rely on Avera Cancer Institute experts who use the latest diagnostic technology and techniques to deliver an accurate diagnosis.

Advanced Services

Choose Avera Cancer Institute for screenings and diagnostic services to address all types of cancer. Specialty programs include:

Breast Screening

Talk with your doctor about the breast screening program that’s right for you. When detected early, breast cancer is very treatable. Take advantage of our comprehensive breast program with the latest screening and diagnostic technology, including 3-D mammography, contrast enhanced spectral mammography (CESM), ultrasound, MRI, image guided biopsy and more.

Colon & Rectal Screening

Men and women, ages 45 years old and older, benefit from colonoscopies every 10 years. Thanks to the latest screening technology – including colonoscopy – colorectal cancer is also one of the most preventable and treatable cancers.

Genetic Testing

If you receive a diagnosis of cancer, you may wonder about your children’s risk, as well as your own future risk. Find the answers you need through genetic counseling and testing at Avera Cancer Institute.

24/7 Cancer Support

No matter where you live or receive care, you can call or email the Avera Cancer Institute with your cancer-related questions or concerns.


Schedule Your Mammogram

Find an Avera mammography location near you to schedule your appointment. At some Avera locations, you may be able to schedule your mammogram appointment online or take advantage of our mobile mammography services at an outreach site close to home.

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Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.