Women's Mammography Services at UnityPoint Health | Des Moines
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E. Hickman Road
Waukee, Iowa 50263

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Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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Urgent Care - Urbandale

5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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Mammography

Lutheran Mammography and Breast Imaging Services offer convenient same-day appointments and evening appointments. To schedule your mammogram screening, place call (515) 241-6111.

Mammograms are the best screening tool to detect and diagnose breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society's guidelines for the early detection of breast cancer, women 40 years and older should have a mammogram screening every year. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women and the leading overall cause of death in women between the ages of 40 and 55. 

3D Mammography 

3D mammography is available at Lutheran Mammography and Breast Imaging Services. 3D mammography is an advanced type of technology that takes multiple breast images from every angle to create a three-dimensional image of the breast. 

The 3D technology enables the breast tissue to be seen in slices which allows the radiologist to examine the breast tissue in greater detail compared to a conventional 2D mammography image. Studies show that the technology that the hospital is now offering, the Hologic Genius ™ 3D mammography system, has resulted in 15% fewer callbacks for repeat testing. 

According to the Office on Women's Health, mammograms—combined with breast exams by a medical professional—are the most effective way to find breast cancer early. That's when treatment is most likely to be successful—and precisely why it is so important for women to follow their doctor's guidance on scheduling mammograms.

Breast Imaging and Screening

Lutheran Mammography and Breast Imaging Services offers a variety of screening services including:

  • Needle localization
  • Stereotactic biopsy
  • Tomosynthesis mammography
  • Galactogram
  • Sentinel node injections
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-guided breast biopsy
  • 3D Screening mammography
  • 3D Diagnostic mammography.