Allina Health Elk River Clinic now offers 3D mammograms
30 Jan 2020
Allina Health Elk River Clinic began offering 3D mammograms on Jan. 31. The installation of the new advanced device is part of an Allina Health system-wide effort to provide the most effective tools available to help detect breast cancers at the earliest possible stage.
“Early detection is the best protection because finding breast cancer early improves the likelihood that treatment will be successful,” said Allina Health Elk River Clinic lead physician, Dr. Andrew Burgdorf. “Mammograms are safe and effective in detecting breast cancer in its earliest stage and with our new 3D mammography device we are providing our patients with the best possible tool to find cancers at the earliest possible stage.”