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Breast health

From regular checkups and screenings to the latest imaging technologies and treatments, you can access all our expert breast care services at our convenient location.

Women's imaging center in Central Denver

We believe you deserve a breast center that offers compassion, clinical excellence and a warm environment.

At Rose Medical Center, we provide comprehensive breast diagnostics in a calm, welcoming space. In partnership with Solis Mammography, we offer patient-centered service from our skilled breast radiologists and technologists. By providing essential breast cancer screenings and diagnoses of other breast conditions, we help you care for yourself.

Have cancer questions?

We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated, confidential helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially trained nurses are available 24/7.

We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated, confidential helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially trained nurses are available 24/7.

Features of our breast care program

Our staff provides an exceptional mammography experience uniquely designed around your convenience. We do everything we can to give you a comfortable experience in a calming, spa-like environment.

Women's imaging services

Our hospital is accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. All our technologists are registered and specially trained in mammography imaging. Our radiologists are board certified and significantly exceed the qualifications required to interpret mammograms. We have also trained with world-renowned experts, providing a full range of women's screening and diagnostic services, including:

  • 2D screening mammography
  • 3D mammography (tomosynthesis)
  • Bone density testing
  • Diagnostic breast ultrasound
  • Diagnostic mammography
  • Stereotactic biopsy
  • Ultrasound-guided biopsy

Our breast screening clinic features advanced comfort technology that is shaped like a woman's breast to provide a more relaxed mammogram experience.

If you have been given a breast cancer diagnosis at another facility, but are feeling unsure of it, our radiologists are happy to offer a second opinion. We will review your previous results and order further testing as needed.

Screening mammogram

Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Rose Medical Center recommends annual mammogram screenings for women between 40 and 74 years old. A woman’s decision to undergo breast cancer screening should be made in consultation with her physician. Patients who are considered high risk for developing breast cancer should consult their physician about when to begin screening.

Abnormal mammogram results

If our radiologist finds something abnormal in your images, our team will contact you within two business days of your appointment to schedule a follow-up visit. This visit may involve taking additional images and/or performing a biopsy, both of which are done in our breast center.

If your mammogram or breast ultrasound results in a cancer diagnosis, we are here for you. Our hospital provides a comprehensive cancer care program, featuring advanced treatment methods and expert physicians. We will be by your side every step of the way on your path to survivorship.

How to prepare for your mammogram

We want you to feel comfortable even before you walk through our doors. Knowing what to expect is a crucial part of that.

Here are some things to think about when preparing for your mammogram:

  • Although the actual exam takes 15 to 20 minutes, please be aware that your appointment could take up to 45 minutes.
  • Consider scheduling during a time when you expect your breasts to be the least tender (such as avoiding the week before your menstrual cycle).
  • Please do not wear any deodorant, powder or lotion under your arms or on your breasts—these products can impact the imaging results.
  • Wear a two-piece outfit so you only have to remove the top.

Benign breast conditions

Women experience many changes in their breasts throughout their lives and even throughout each month. Some changes can be frightening as they mimic the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. The good news is, more often than not, women who undergo further testing with a biopsy are given a noncancerous diagnosis. In fact, an estimated 80 percent of breast biopsies result in a benign diagnosis.

The most common types of benign breast disease include:

  • Breast cysts
  • Fibrocystic breast disease
  • Fibroadenoma
  • Intraductal papillomas
  • Traumatic fat necrosis in the breast

If your benign condition is painful or causes discomfort, your physician may recommend treating it through surgery or medications. Other conditions may need no treatment at all. Some mild breast conditions put you at a higher risk for breast cancer. In this case, your doctor will recommend ongoing monitoring.

Occasionally, your physician may recommend follow-up care on your benign breast condition through surgery or medication. Our expert breast team includes a coordinator to help guide you to meet with our dedicated team and learn about evaluation and risk assessment recommendations.

About Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute

As part of Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, our family of hospitals provides comprehensive cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for people facing cancer in our communities. From diagnosis to treatment and survivorship care, our oncology expertise ensures you have access to locally trusted care with the support of a globally recognized network.

askSARAH helpline

Have cancer questions? We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially trained nurses are available 24/7, and all calls are confidential. Contact askSARAH at (303) 253-3225.

Our breast imaging center

We understand mammography is an intimate — and sometimes scary — experience, so our care is designed to put you at ease.

Breast center appointments and locations

Solis Mammography at Rose Medical Center provides an exceptional mammography experience uniquely designed around your convenience. As a nationally certified hospital by the American College of Surgeons' National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, we are dedicated to patient comfort and getting you fast results.

Your entire visit should take 30 to 45 minutes, and you will receive your results via secure email within 24 to 48 hours. Your mammogram is read by our specialized breast imaging radiologists. If you have questions at any point, you may speak with them directly.

We welcome walk-ins for routine mammograms during certain hours. You can schedule an appointment online or call us at (866) 717-2551..

Solis Mammography at Rose Medical Center

4700 Hale Parkway, suite 450
Denver, CO 80220

Our walk-in hours are:
Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 4:00pm
Every other Saturday from 7:15am to 11:45am

Solis Mammography at Central Park

10405 Martin Luther King Blvd, suite 130
Denver, CO 80238

Our hours are:
Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday by appointment only

To make an appointment for a mammogram or to schedule an appointment outside of our walk-in hours, please call (866) 717-2551.

When should I start annual mammograms?

If you aren't sure when to start getting mammograms every year, the director of Rose Breast Center offers guidelines for scheduling this essential preventive service.

Our Breast health Locations

Currently Viewing:

Rose Medical Center
4567 E 9th Ave
Denver, CO 80220
 (303) 320 - 2121

Currently Viewing:

Rose Medical Center
4567 E 9th Ave
Denver, CO 80220
 (303) 320 - 2121
Invision Sally Jobe at Presbyterian-St. Lukes
2055 N. High Street
Suite 180
Denver, CO 80205

2.0 miles