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SmartCurve™ breast stabilization system

Mammograms in Pomona Valley

SmartCurve banner about comfortable mammogramsPomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is the first in the region to offer the SmartCurve™ breast stabilization system, which is clinically proven to deliver a more comfortable mammogram without compromising image quality, workflow or dose. This latest innovation is part of PVHMC’s ongoing commitment to superior breast cancer detection and has the potential to increase screening volume and compliance for the countless women who have reported avoiding regular mammograms due in large part to the fear of discomfort associated with breast compression.

The SmartCurve system detects more invasive cancers, reduces false positives, and is FDA approved as superior to conventional 2D mammography for all women, including those with dense breasts.

This new technology provides a more comfortable mammogram while maintaining clinical accuracy and at the same time it lessens pain and anxiety associated with mammograms. The SmartCurve system features a curved surface that mirrors the shape of a woman’s breast to reduce pinching and allow better distribution of force over the entire breast. In a recent clinical study comparing the SmartCurve breast stabilization system to traditional flat paddle compression, the SmartCurve system improved comfort in 93 percent of women who reported moderate to severe discomfort with standard compression. In addition, 95 percent of those surveyed would recommend facilities that use the system.

We are excited to provide this first-of-its-kind technology to our patients and remain committed to offering the women of our community the best breast care possible.

Call 909.469.9395 to schedule your appointment at one of our four convenient locations:

  • The Breast Health Center - 1910 Royalty Drive, Pomona
  • Pomona Valley Health Center Claremont - 1601 Monte Vista Avenue
  • Pomona Valley Health Center Chino Hills - 2140 Grand Avenue
  • Pomona Valley Health Center La Verne - 2333 Foothill Blvd.