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Piedmont Oncology

Breast Cancer

Comprehensive Breast Care Services

From prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment and wellness, breast specialists at Piedmont Oncology give patients access to the personalized care they need. We believe the best approach to beating breast cancer is to lower the risk of developing the disease.

Lowering Cancer Risk through Prevention

The American Cancer Society lists several steps you can take to lower your risk of breast cancer. These lifestyle changes include:

  • Regular, intentional physical activity
  • Reduced intake of calories
  • Limited alcohol intake

Monthly Self Examination

Conducting a self-exam each month will help women to take a proactive approach to knowing your body and more quickly identifying any changes. For information about breast self-exams, read more about breast health at Piedmont. If you have any questions or concerns, contact a breast health specialist at Piedmont to report any findings or changes to your doctor.

Annual Clinical Examination

An annual breast examination by your doctor is an important part of a yearly physical examination. For an appointment with a primary care doctor or gynecologist near you, call 678-309-5690 (primary care only) or use our convenient Find a Doctor search.

Early Detection through Mammography

Mammography uses low dose x-rays to look for abnormalities in breast tissue that could indicate the presence of breast cancer. Piedmont Oncology provides the most advanced imaging technology.

At Piedmont, while we support annual mammograms starting at age 40, we recommend a personalized approach to mammogram screening recommendations.

After reviewing your individual health and specific risk factors, our specialists will determine when an initial and follow-up mammograms should be scheduled.

Consult with your primary care doctor at 678-309-5690 to determine your personal guidelines for mammogram scheduling.

Schedule Your Annual Mammogram

Mammograms are available at the following convenient locations or can be scheduled by calling 678.237.4601.

Piedmont Mammography Locations

Doris Shaheen Breast Health Center
1968 Peachtree St, 77 Building, 3rd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30309

Elena Amos Breast Care Center (inside John B. Amos Cancer Center)
1831 5th Avenue
Columbus, GA 31904

Piedmont Imaging at Kennesaw
3525 Busbee Drive, Suite 150
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Piedmont Imaging Center at Piedmont West
1800 Howell Mill Rd, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30318

Piedmont Athens Regional Breast Health Center
Medical Services Building
242 King Ave.
Athens, Georgia 30606

Piedmont Fayette Women’s Imaging Center
1279 Highway 54 West, Suite 120
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Piedmont Henry Breast Health Center
1240 Eagle’s Landing Parkway, Suite 200
Stockbridge GA 30281

Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Imaging
1266 Highway 515 South
Jasper, GA 30143

Piedmont Newnan Faye Hendrix-Ware Breast Health Center
775 Poplar Road, Suite 110
Newnan, Georgia 30265

Piedmont Newnan Outpatient Center
1755 Highway 34, East Suite 1200
Newnan, GA 30265

Piedmont Outpatient Center at East Ellijay
309 Highland Parkway, Suite 100
East Ellijay, GA 30540

Piedmont Newton Women's Diagnostic Center
4181 Hospital Drive, Suite 301
Covington, GA 30014

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