Mercy has long been committed to providing the most advanced care and technology to the community including being the first to offer digital mammography in Lorain County.
Mercy Digital Mammography Locations
Mercy makes it easy to get your mammogram with digital mammography located throughout Lorain County including the Mercy Women’s Health Center in Lorain, Mercy Diagnostic Center in Elyria and Mercy Allen Hospital in Oberlin. To schedule a digital mammogram at Mercy, please call 440-245-1012.
The survival rate for breast cancer patients is now nearly 90%. Early detection using advanced digital mammography has played a role in that success. It is recommended that women over the age of 40 receive an annual mammogram.
Quick facts about digital mammography:
- Improved image quality and clarity
- Significantly better than film mammography in screening women younger than 50 or women who have dense breast tissue
- Uses less radiation than film mammography
- Allows improvements in image storing and transmission because images can be sent electronically