Early detection of breast cancer offers the most options for treatment – and mammograms are the best method for early detection. The American College of Radiology recommends that women receive a baseline mammogram between the ages of 35 and 40 and then annual mammograms starting at age 40.
Valley Regional Medical Center is the only hospital in the Rio Grande Valley to be recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. We offer a range of diagnostic and imaging services in a fast and friendly environment. We strive to make this process as comfortable as possible by providing sensory suites to stimulate your senses, reduce anxiety, and offer a less intimidating experience.
Our breast imaging services
The Valley Regional Medical Center Breast Imaging Center of Excellence delivers comprehensive and compassionate mammography services. We also offer genetic testing for patients that may be at an elevated risk of developing some cancers, and specialized equipment that allows women a sense of control in determining their level of breast compression with the help of a patient assisted remote control. Some of our women's diagnostic services include:
- Breast MRI
- Breast ultrasound
- Laboratory services
Mammogram appointments and registration can also be scheduled online.
Valley Regional Medical Center Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
100 E. Alton Gloor Boulevard
Brownsville, TX 78526
Scheduling: (956) 350-7525