Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Biopsy
    A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope.

  • Breast Cryotherapy for Fibroadenoma
    Minimally invasive ultrasound-guided freezing therapy of breast fibroadenomas in office as an alternative to open surgery. The procedure uses extreme cold to completely and safely destroy tissue under local anesthesia, with no significant discomfort or scarring. Recovery is immediate

  • Breast Ultrasound
    A breast ultrasound is typically recommended when your screening mammograms have shown something suspicious, and your physician needs a better look to make an accurate diagnosis.

  • MRI
    Radiologists and oncologists often use advanced MRI technology to obtain visual detail of your body to help detect many conditions.

  • Mammogram
    Using digital technology, our physicians are able to obtain images of the breast that are of higher contrast and show finer detail to allow for more thorough evaluations.

  • PET & PET CT
    Positron emission tomography (PET) is an imaging study that is most commonly performed for the oncology patient for the diagnosis, staging and restaging of tumors, and for monitoring therapy.