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About Us

The University of Kansas Health System provides comprehensive breast imaging services that combine the latest techniques for noninvasive imaging with compassionate patient care. Our dedicated, board-certified, fellowship-trained radiologists specialize in breast disease diagnosis and offer the most advanced technologies and techniques in the Kansas City region.

We have the experience and expertise to provide the highest quality care because our breast imaging specialists evaluate thousands of patients for breast cancer each year. Our team of radiologists and pathologists specializes in diagnosing breast cancer. Their proficiency enables them to define the precise features of a patient's tumor so that a personalized treatment plan can be created for each patient.

The easiest way to detect breast cancer early is by taking an active role in your breast health. Making the time for your annual mammogram is key. Schedule your appointment online, call us at 913-588-1227 or walk in for an appointment at your convenience.

Specialized, dedicated team of breast radiologists

When breast cancer is detected at its earliest stage, it is 98% curable. But it's up to you to schedule an annual screening. Get the peace of mind  you deserve at The University of Kansas Health System.

Our dedicated, board-certified radiologists specialize in breast disease diagnosis. The American College of Radiology mandates breast radiologists read a minimum of 240 breast images per year. Each of our breast radiologists reads more than 3,000 breast images per year and has a higher cancer detection accuracy rate as a result of their expertise and experience. In fact, they detect early-stage breast cancer at almost double the national benchmark. Normal, cancer-free results are delivered within a few days.

Timely results

Anyone who has experienced a suspicious mammogram knows the stress of waiting days or even weeks to hear the results or undergo additional tests. If you require further testing after a mammogram, we work to eliminate your anxious wait. You will receive your diagnostic mammogram results the same day.

From shock to survivor

Vicki Rollf went from breast cancer patient to survivor to spokesperson

Vicki Rollf was shocked and angry when she received a breast cancer diagnosis. Today, she shares her experience to empower others and works throughout the community to improve the experience for other cancer patients. Read Vicki's story.

Privacy and comfort

We focus on privacy and comfort for women receiving breast imaging services. A spa-like setting in the Elaine Polsky Changing Suite at our Westwood location offers private changing rooms, comfortable gowns and secure lockers for your belongings. The aroma of lavender and orange peppermint is soothing and relaxing for patients.

Screening guidelines

Optimal breast health comes from having regular screenings. Mammograms and clinical breast exams, along with breast self-exams, are essential for early detection. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the U.S. However, with early detection through regular screenings, thousands of lives are saved each year.

Women who are 40 and older should get a mammogram once a year. Women in their 20s and 30s should have a clinical breast exam every three years. If you are around 30 years old, have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer or have had radiation treatment in your chest area, ask your physician when to have a mammogram.

We offer 3D mammograms

  • FDA-approved 3D mammograms that detect breast cancer at its earliest stage
  • Dedicated radiologists with extensive breast cancer detection expertise
  • Expert mammographers trained to get the clearest, most accurate images

Recognized for quality

Our breast imaging center was the first in the region to earn accreditation from The American College of Radiology (ACR) and to become recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. This designation is awarded to breast imaging centers that earn accreditation in the ACR's entire voluntary breast imaging accreditation programs and modules, in addition to the mandatory Mammography Accreditation Program. We also are an NAPBC accredited breast center, providing comprehensive care, including a full range of state-of-the-art services, a multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best treatment options and access to ongoing clinical trials and new treatment options.

NCI-designated cancer care

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is among a select few in the nation, and the region's first, to earn National Cancer Institute designation. As a recognized leader in cancer care, we are the only cancer center in the region to offer the full continuum of breast cancer care.