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Breast Health Center

Breast Health Center

The Most Important Selfie You'll Take

You can snap a photo in no time and now getting your mammogram is just as easy. 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and early detection and access to superior care is key to saving a life.  So why wait to take the most important selfie of your life?

Conway Medical Center is proudly using 3-D mammography technology.  In fact, we were the first facility in Horry County to offer this state-of-the-art screening process.  We’ve made 3-D mammograms available to every patient.  Why? Because this advanced technology helps us find more small abnormalities that may not be visible in standard 2-D mammograms.  This means improved detection, increased comfort, and fewer false alarms for for you.

Say “Yes” to your annual mammogram

The Best Care With No Barriers

At CMC, we want all women to benefit from the most sophisticated breast care available.  That is why CMC is one of the first hospitals in the region to offer screening 3-D mammograms without a physician’s order. Our advanced imaging technology coupled with our compassionate care makes CMC’s Breast Health Center the right choice for you.

CMC is a participating provider in BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Routine Mammography Network. In addition, this life-saving screening is also available to all State Health Plan members.

If you are underinsured or uninsured, the CMC Foundation may be able to help with financial assistance. Please call 843-347-8170 to inquire about available assistance.

Breast Health Center

Your Expert Care Team

Because breast health is a highly specialized field, every member of the Breast Health Center’s team is highly trained and our specialists include a reconstructive surgeon, medical oncologist, and pathologist as well as board certified radiologists, board certified surgeons who are members of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, nationally registered and state certified technologists, and experienced support staff.

Breast Health Center

Our team has achieved certification from the Quality Management System and adheres to the highest standards for its clinical practices and patient safety. In addition to clinical strengths, our team is well known for our customer service and attention to details. We focus on patient support and education. Our goal is to provide timely information and results to reduce the sleepless nights of anxious patients.

Our Services

The CMC Breast Health Center offers women quality imaging services and advanced technology close to home for the convenience they need and deserve. Our 3D mammography services capture clear images of the breast tissue on high-resolution computer monitors looking for any lesions or abnormalities. If additional imaging is needed, our radiologist can utilize breast ultrasound or breast MRI imaging to identify tiny lesions at the earliest stages of development. If cancer is suspected, radiologists and surgeons will review images to offer the most efficient biopsy to determine if cancer cells are present.

Breast Health Center

Education & Support

The CMC Breast Health Center offers continuing education and support for newly diagnosed patients, cancer survivors, and their families through traditional support group settings, social events, educational sessions with guest speakers, wellness activities, and so much more. We believe an educated patient with a support system is an empowered patient and we strive to share information and awareness to help our patients reach their maximum potential.

Breast Health Center

Best Cancer Risk Factors

The biggest risk factors for getting breast cancer are being female and getting older – two factors that are not controllable. However, there are risk factors you can control. Below are the two types of risk factors for developing breast cancer – controllable and uncontrollable.

Controllable Risk Factors

  • Smoking
  • Drinking more than one alcoholic beverage per day
  • Being overweight
  • Lack of exercise
  • Use of hormone replacement drugs

Uncontrollable Risk Factors

  • Getting older
  • Family history of breast cancer
  • History of breast disease
  • Not having children or having your first child after 30
  • Having your first menstrual cycle before age 12

The Conway Medical Center Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life of all individuals in the Conway Medical Center service area.

Family Medicine Residency Program

The Conway Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program is sponsored by Campbell University and is accredited by the American College of Graduate Medical Education.

CMC Care

Through CMC Care you can access your medical records for both your hospital and physician office encounters and set primary care appointments at your convenience on any computer, tablet or mobile device.