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Breast Health Services

Breast Health at the Elizabeth Reilly Breast Center

At Elizabeth Reilly Breast Center, we give women and men access to the most advanced breast diagnostic and treatment services available.

Breast Health Services

The Elizabeth Reilly Breast Center provides:

  • Breast care patient navigation services

  • 3-D Mammography

  • 3-D Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound

  • Breast MRI

  • Same-day biopsies and prompt test results to decrease anxiety

  • Highest care quality

  • Community education programs

3D Mammography

The 3D mammography equipment used at Pardee is the only equipment that is FDA approved as superior to standard 2D mammography. Multiple clinical studies show 3D mammography is beneficial for all women, no matter your breast type or density. 3D mammography detects 41 percent more invasive breast cancers and reduces false positives by up to 40 percent. This means one simple thing: more accuracy and less anxiety.

Most major insurers cover the exam. Talk to your physician about having a 3D mammogram at your next mammography screening.

3D-Guided Biopsy

Pardee UNC Health Care is one of only two facilities in Western North Carolina to offer 3D-guided biopsy, which is a minimally invasive procedure that uses x-ray imaging techniques to gather tissue samples from a breast abnormality. This biopsy technique samples lesions which cannot be detected with the standard 2D digital mammography, and can only be identified with 3D mammography. Patients cannot tell a difference when this latest technique is being used; however, 3D-guided biopsy is the highest level technology available today for sampling lesions in the breast, which may be an indication of breast cancer, and allows for an easier, more streamlined procedure that takes less time and uses less radiation.

This investment in 3D technology demonstrates our commitment to being on the leading edge and to providing the very best care to our patients and to our community.

Our Team

Our highly skilled and compassionate staff includes:

  • Board-certified physicians

  • A breast care navigator who offers personal guidance through breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery

  • Certified 3-D mammography and ultrasound technicians with more than 20 years of experience

  • Oncology certified nurses

National Recognition

We are the only breast center in Henderson County designated as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence through the NQMBC (National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program).

Our Breast Center is also recognized:

  • By the American College of Radiology Mammography Accreditation Program.

  • As a 2016 Women’s Choice Award recipient as one of America’s Best Breast Care Centers.

Schedule a 3D Mammogram


To schedule an appointment or to learn more about The Elizabeth Reilly Breast Center, call 828-698-7979.

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