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Take Charge of Your Breast Health

Advanced screening for early detection and lifelong health.

The best line of defense against breast cancer is early detection and at Florida Hospital we want to make it easy for you to keep up with your routine screenings and stay well.

The advanced digital mammogram technology at our hospitals, including 3D mammography, can detect breast cancer up to two years earlier than self-examination. And our imaging specialists have advanced training and extensive expertise in detecting subtle differences between tissues, so we can carefully pinpoint areas of concern.

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See what two Florida Hospital surgeons have to say about early detection of breast cancer in these helpful Physician’s Corner videos.

We understand that facing a lumpectomy, mastectomy or other breast procedure can be difficult. But when you trust us to care for you, we’re here to support you physically and emotionally. In addition to providing a listening ear and a personal touch, our board-certified breast surgeons work with plastic and reconstructive surgeons to provide same-day reconstruction and get you on the path to recovery as soon as possible.

Our expert surgeons and nurses are nationally acclaimed thought-leaders dedicated to improving the level of digestive care for our patients

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ARMEN DEUKMEDJIAN, MD

is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive solutions for both simple and complex spinal conditions. Dr. Deukmedjian’s focus includes degenerative scoliosis correction, spinal arthritis correction, and treatment of neck and back pain. He also treats spinal trauma, fractures, tumors and congenital defects. He has authored and co-authored over 15 peer-reviewed articles in top tier neurosurgery journals and 10 book chapters.


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We understand that a mammogram can sometimes make you feel anxious. You might not know what to expect, or you might be nervous about the results. Our care team has created a guide to address some of your concerns about mammography and put your mind at ease. This downloadable guide provides answers to questions like:

  • Who should get a mammogram?
  • How is a mammogram performed?
  • Is a mammogram painful?
  • Are there different types of mammograms?
  • How do I schedule a mammogram?
  • How will I receive my results?
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If you need to schedule a mammogram, please don’t delay. 

Our care coordinators are standing by and will reply to your appointment request within 48 hours. They will also be there to guide you and answer any questions you may have, every step of the way.

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Mammography

Routine screening mammograms help save women’s lives. That’s why we want you to feel ready to take charge of your breast health and understand what to expect from the imaging experience.

What is Mammography?
Mammography is an X-ray examination of the breast. Mammograms make it possible to detect breast cancers, benign tumors, and cysts even before you can feel them. The latest digital mammography technology takes very detailed electronic images of your breasts, which can be enhanced by computer technology and even transmitted electronically.

When Should I Get a Mammogram?
Many factors determine when you should have a mammogram, such as your family history, risk factors, and age. Any woman over the age of 25 should have a diagnostic mammogram if they have any unusual breast symptoms — such as a lump, pain, nipple thickening or discharge — or a change in breast size or shape. Otherwise, ask your doctor when you should begin annual screenings.

Are There Different Types of Mammograms?
Mammography may be used either for screenings or to make a diagnosis. A screening mammogram is an X-ray of the breast used to detect breast changes when you have no signs of breast cancer. It usually involves two X-rays of each breast. A diagnostic mammogram is an X-ray of the breast used to diagnose unusual breast changes, such as a lump, pain, nipple thickening or discharge, or a change in breast size or shape.

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Advanced Imaging and Convenient Care

AMIR AHMADIAN, MD

is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who specializes in the management and minimally invasive treatment of spinal deformities, scoliosis, spinal fractures, neuro-oncology, peripheral nerve injuries and trauma. A gifted teacher and researcher, Dr. Ahmadian has authored over 21 peer-reviewed journal publications and 10 book chapters on neurosurgery and spinal deformity.


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Dr. Nicole Figueredo walks you through some expert tips for taking breast cancer detection into your own hands.

Dr. Charles Cox explains how our advanced technology helps save lives by increasing the rate of detection.