Thanks to a rise in routine screening mammograms, more and more breast cancers are being caught in the earliest, most treatable stages.
All our locations offer a comfortable environment, a caring and experienced staff, and a wide range of state-of-the-art screening and diagnostic capabilities. We also offer a mobile mammography program.
What is a Mammogram?
A mammogram is a low-dose X-ray used to routinely evaluate a woman’s breast health. It helps doctors see whether there are any abnormalities or changes in the breast tissue that may need to be further explored.
At Swedish, all mammograms are performed utilizing state-of-the-art equipment.
When Should I Start Getting Mammograms?
Studies show that the breast X-ray can detect a lump two years before it can be felt and can identify up to 90 percent of breast cancers. That’s why the American Cancer Society recommends that women have the exam done once a year starting at age 40. Women with a family history of breast cancer may be advised by their physician to start earlier than 40.
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Scheduling Your Exam
When scheduling your mammogram, please let the scheduler know of the following:
- If you have had a prior mammogram, we will need to know when and where they are located.
- If you have special needs (wheelchair/ walker needs, interpreter services, etc). We want to ensure that we have the appropriate staff available to assist you.
- If you are pregnant or nursing
- If you have breast implants
- Any recent breast surgeries or biopsies
To reduce discomfort:
Schedule your mammogram within the first 10 days of your menstrual cycle.
Appointments & Referrals
Note: The following Swedish Breast Centers require patients to provide the name of their current health-care provider in order to receive services.
Swedish Edmonds Breast Center
Edmonds Medical Pavilion
7320 216th St. S.W.
Edmonds, WA 98026 Map & Directions
425-640-4260, option 1
Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday
Swedish Breast Imaging Center / First Hill
1101 Madison St., Suite 310
Seattle, WA 98104 Map & Directions
Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Women's Imaging Center / Ballard
2nd Floor Women's Imaging
5300 Tallman Ave. N.W.
Seattle, WA 98107 Map & Directions
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Weekend appointments available
Imaging / Issaquah
751 NE Blakely Drive
Issaquah, WA 98029
Hours: 7:30a.m.-5p.m., Monday-Friday
Weekend appointments available
Swedish / Millcreek Medical Imaging
13020 Meridian Ave S
Everett, WA 98208 Map & Directions
Swedish / Redmond Medical Imaging
18100 NE Union Hill Road
Redmond, WA 98052 Map & Directions
Mobile Mammography Services
Swedish primary-care clinics locations & schedule
To schedule the services of the Swedish
mobile mammography program, or to learn more about
locations, fees and availability, call 206-320-4760
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