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Breast health

From regular checkups and screenings to the latest imaging technologies and treatments, you can access all our expert breast care services at our convenient locations.

Breast center in Palm Beach County, Florida

We understand breast exams may produce anxiety for you. That's why, at HCA Florida Palms West's breast center, our caring and highly skilled staff helps put you at ease the moment you step through the door.

We are dedicated to making your visit with us as comfortable and convenient as possible. To do this, our breast health specialists offer a variety of screening and imaging services, all performed with compassion and sensitivity. We also offer flexible appointments to meet your busy schedule and lifestyle.

Screening Mammogram

You can now schedule a screening mammogram online.

You can now schedule a screening mammogram online.

Related specialties

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Our women's imaging and diagnostic services 

Our breast health services are an extension of our comprehensive women's care program. 

At our breast center, we offer a full spectrum of screening, diagnostic and interventional imaging services, including:

  • Complete radiology and pathology support
  • Digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammography)
  • Digital screening and diagnostic mammography
  • Digital stereotactic biopsy
  • Onsite Radiologist
  • Ultrasound core biopsy
  • Ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy


A mammogram uses X-rays to screen for a lump in the breast before it is large enough to be felt by touch. Mammograms are an effective breast cancer screening tool. However, women with dense breast tissue or a high risk of developing breast cancer may benefit from supplemental screenings.

Talk to your doctor about your individual risk for breast cancer and the type of screening that is right for you.

Breast tomosynthesis (3D mammography)

Breast tomosynthesis (sometimes called "tomo"), is a revolutionary breast cancer detection technology. It produces a 3D image of the breast tissues. (Traditional mammography obtains a single image.)

3D mammogram advantages

Because of the clearer, more detailed images, 3D mammograms offer the following advantages:

  • Faster and more accurate results
  • Fewer false positives and retests
  • Potential for earlier cancer detection and treatment

Tomo also has the potential to significantly increase the cancer detection rate in women with dense breasts. This is because the multiple images give doctors a clearer view of breast masses, which can make it easier to detect breast cancer.

What to expect at your breast imaging appointment

Here, in our calming, private atmosphere, your screening will only take approximately 30 minutes.

Your exam will be performed by a licensed mammography technologist and read by one of our board-certified radiologists.

Our hospital's breast center is recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. This recognition means we exceed regulatory standards and have achieved accreditation in all of our breast imaging modalities. For you, this means you can expect high-quality, personalized care throughout each and every appointment with us.

If you would like to schedule a mammogram or other breast exam, please call the breast center at (561) 792-4892.

Our Breast health Locations

Currently Viewing:

Palms West Hospital
13001 Southern Blvd
Loxahatchee, FL 33470
 (561) 798 - 3300

Currently Viewing:

Palms West Hospital
13001 Southern Blvd
Loxahatchee, FL 33470
 (561) 798 - 3300
JFK Hospital Breast Center
4685 S Congress Ave
Suite 200
Lake Worth, FL 33461
 (561) 548-3530

11.4 miles

JFK Hospital
5301 S Congress Ave
Atlantis, FL 33462
 (561) 965-7300

11.6 miles

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