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Molecular Breast Imaging

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Mayo Clinic doctors provide comprehensive care for people considering molecular breast imaging.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, radiologists interpret molecular breast imaging tests. Radiologists form a multidisciplinary team with breast clinic specialists, pathologists, oncologists and surgeons to provide personalized care that takes all of your needs into account. Other specialists are included as needed.

Experience you can trust

The largest studies of screening molecular breast imaging were performed at Mayo Clinic, giving Mayo Clinic radiologists extensive experience interpreting molecular breast imaging results. You can be confident that your imaging tests will be performed accurately and you'll receive reliable results.

Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your imaging options and choose the tests that best suit your needs and goals. Should you require any additional testing, Mayo Clinic is equipped with the latest tests and procedures for diagnosing breast cancer.

Expertise and rankings

When you seek care at Mayo Clinic, you can expect:

  • Personalized care. At Mayo Clinic, radiologists interpret molecular breast imaging tests. Radiologists form a multidisciplinary team with breast clinic specialists, pathologists, oncologists and surgeons to provide comprehensive care for women considering molecular breast imaging.
  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience interpreting molecular breast imaging tests so you can be confident in your results.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets the strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognize scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

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Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

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April 16, 2020
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