Mammography uses computers and specially designed digital detectors to produce detailed X-ray images of the breast tissue. The purpose of mammography is to identify breast cancer early in its development, when it is still very small, often years before it is large enough to be felt as a lump
It is an X-ray of the breast tissue.
Indications and procedures
As a screening tool to detect early breast cancer in women experiencing no symptoms.
To detect and diagnose breast disease in women experiencing symptoms like lump, skin dimpling, nipple discharge or pain in the breast