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Why Choose Adena?

At Adena, we’re bringing you the most advanced 3D mammography at our six convenient locations and via our state-of-the-art mobile unit. Our advanced technology—combined with our team’s expertise—can distinguish harmless abnormalities from real cancers, leading to fewer callbacks and less anxiety. Schedule your mammogram at an Adena location today.

Our mammography services are fully accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR).


Screening Guidelines 

It's estimated that one in every eight women will develop breast cancer within her lifetime, and a mammogram is one of the best ways to catch breast cancer in its earliest stages when it is most treatable. 

The following are screening guidelines for women at average risk of breast cancer. Women at average risk are identified as having no personal or family history of breast cancer, they do not have a genetic mutation like the BRCA gene (which known to increase breast cancer risk) and have not had any chest radiation therapy before the age of 30.

  • Women ages 40 and over should get annual mammograms.
  • Screenings should continue annually as long as the woman is in good health. 

Higher-risk women should start screening earlier and may benefit from additional imaging. If you are experiencing any abnormal breast symptoms like pain, lump(s) or nipple discharge, please call our Breast Health and Imaging Navigator at 740-779-8665 to schedule a diagnostic mammogram.


3D Mammography

Mammograms generate digital images of the breasts that can detect a lump before you feel it. Along with lumps, mammograms can identify clusters of calcium, called micro-calcifications, which can indicate cancerous or precancerous cells and other conditions.

3D mammography, also known as tomosynthesis, is a clinically proven, innovative screening technology that allows for better, more accurate breast cancer detection. 3D mammography provides a series of images of the breast, allowing radiologists to better evaluate breast tissue layer-by-layer, allowing improved visualization of abnormalities no longer hidden by overlapping tissue.

3D mammography also is beneficial or women with dense breasts. Today, 40-50% of women aged 40-74 have dense breast tissue. 

Benefits of 3D mammography: 

  • Increases breast cancer detection rate by 30-40% compared to conventional mammography.
  • Reduces false positive recalls by 20-40%, reducing patient stress and worry.


Mobile Mammography

Adena Mobile Mammography Bus


We know that busy schedules can sometimes delay important appointments. That’s why we’re bringing our state-of-the-art, mobile 3D mammography unit to communities across south central Ohio. You can be confident that our mobile unit is outfitted with the most advanced breast screening technology available, and results are interpreted by the same expert team of radiologists at Adena.

We encourage scheduled appointments for the best availability, but walk-in appointments also are accommodated whenever possible.


Our Breast Imaging Experts 

When you get your mammogram at an Adena location, your breast images are interpreted by a subspecialty-trained radiologist with experience in breast imaging.


What to Expect / FAQs 

The process of a 3D mammogram is the same as a conventional mammogram. The technologist will position the patient, compress the breast, and take images from different angles. There’s no additional compression required with the 3D mammogram, and it only takes a few extra seconds.

The technologist will then view the images to ensure images are of diagnostic quality for interpretation. A radiologist will then interpret the images and report results to the physician.

While this technology is very advanced and there are many benefits to the patient, the way radiologists examine the tissue and interpret results is similar to the interpretive process of 2D mammography but requires scrutiny of many more images using dedicated software.

  1. What will a mammogram cost? If you are insured, there is no cost to have your annual screening if it has been at least 1 year since your last mammogram. If you have any doubts about coverage, please contact your insurance company directly.

  2. What should I wear for my mammogram? It’s best to wear a 2-piece outfit. This way you can remain clothed during your screening.

  3. This is my first mammogram. What can I expect? When you arrive, you will first register for your exam. Next, you will undress from the waist up and will be given a cape to wear. You will remove any powders, lotions or deodorants from your breast area and under your arms. During the mammogram, a trained technologist will position you, compress your breasts one at a time, and take images from different angles. Four total images are obtained for a routine screening mammogram. The entire appointment will only take about 20 minutes. 

  4. If I have implants, am I able to get a mammogram? Yes, you are able to get a mammogram. You will have eight images versus the traditional four images. 

  5. When should I expect my results? Your physician will receive your mammogram results in 1-3 days following the event. You will receive a letter in the mail as confirmation of your results approximately one week after your exam. If additional imaging is required, our Breast Health & Imaging Navigator will contact you directly to schedule your follow-up appointment at our diagnostic imaging facility. 

  6. What is 3D Screening Mammography? 3-D mammography is an FDA-approved advanced technology that takes multiple X-Ray images/slices of breast tissue to recreate a 3-D picture of the breast. You may also hear it called breast tomosynthesis. 3-D images allow doctors to examine breast tissue layer by layer giving them a clearer view of the breast, making it easier to detect breast cancer. 

  7. What if I can’t afford a mammogram? Adena Health System works in collaboration with Breast & Cerival Cancer Project (BCCP) to provide assistance with the cost of your mammogram. If you do not have insurance and need assistance, please contact our Breast Health & Imaging Navigator at (740) 779-8665 for more information. *If you do not have insurance, you may qualify for a free screening. Please contact us at (740) 779-8665 for more information or call BCCP directly at 1-800-236-6253.

  8. Is the bus handicap accessible? Yes, Adena Health System's mammography bus is handicap accessible


Financial Assistance

Adena works in collaboration with Breast & Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP) to provide assistance with the cost of your mammogram. If you do not have insurance, you may qualify for a free mammography screening. Please call our Breast Health and Imaging Navigator at (740) 779-8665 for more information or call BCCP directly at 1-800-236-6253.



We offer mammography services at Adena Regional Medical Center, Adena Fayette Medical Center, Adena Health Center - Western Avenue in Chillicothe, Adena Health Center - Jackson, Adena Health Center - Waverly and Adena Greenfield Medical Center.

Map of Adena Fayette Medical Center

Adena Fayette Medical Center

1430 Columbus Ave.
Washington Court House, OH 43160
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Adena Family Medicine - Greenfield

1075 North Washington Street
Greenfield, OH 45123
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Adena Regional Medical Center

272 Hospital Road
Chillicothe, OH 45601
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Map of Adena Health Center - Waverly

Adena Health Center - Waverly

12340 State Route 104
Waverly, OH 45690
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Adena Health Center - Jackson

1000 Veterans Drive
Jackson, OH 45640
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Adena Health Center - Western Avenue

55 Centennial Boulevard
Chillicothe, OH 45601
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