A mammogram is a safe, low-dose x-ray picture of the breast. Mammograms are a quick, easy way to detect breast cancer early, when treatment is more effective and survival is high. St Philip’s is equipped with a dedicated Mammography Unit, which is sited, in its own self-contained suite in which clients may undergo this specialized examination in complete privacy.

Referral and Requests
Referrals to the Department can be made:

· Directly from a Specialist
· Directly from a Family Practitioner
· Consultants in occupational Health
· Company Doctor
· Self-referrals

The consultant Radiologist carries out daily reporting sessions of x-ray films. Urgent cases receive immediate attention and copies of the reports are distributed as early as possible to the referring source.

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