Frequently Asked Questions
Approximately 40% of American women have dense breasts. Having dense breasts can increase a woman’s risk to develop cancer by 1-6 times. Mammography may miss cancers in dense breasts, Invenia ABUS has been proven to find 55 percent more invasive cancers after a normal or benign mammographic finding.
What are the steps in an Invenia ABUS exam?
The Invenia ABUS acquisition process uses 3D ultrasound technology to comfortably and quickly image women with dense breast tissue. Each exam takes approximately 15 minutes.
What is Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS)?
I’ve had a breast ultrasound done before, how is this different?
I already get a mammogram done every year, why should I have this done?
Do I need a requisition from my doctor?
Is it covered by insurance?
NOTE: ABUS is available in our Greenville and Goldsboro offices.