Darwin X-Ray, Ultrasound, Medical Imaging Services

Mammography

Territory X-ray Services offers a complete breast imaging service.


Mammography is a non invasive diagnostic service for examining the breast using x-rays. The examination is called a mammogram. It is used to detect and diagnose breast diseases in both men and women.

How long does it take?

Your appointment can take up to 30 minutes but this varies to suit your particular examination.

Is there any special preparation?

Please do not wear deodorant, perfume, lotion or talcum powder under your arms as these may affect the quality of the images. Be sure to accurately describe breast symptoms to your technologist.

What to bring to your appointment

When attending for your appointment, you will need to bring the following items with you:

While this information is designed to be as informative as possible, it is very brief in nature and should not replace the advice or guidance of your doctor or preferred healthcare professional.