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Spotlight On...Women's Health

The Who, What and When of Breast Diagnostics and Surgery

At this informative lecture, meet our breast surgeons, Drs. Salwa Fam and Ashling O'Connor, and learn more about the latest technology for diagnosis and treatment of breast diseases.  Refreshments will be served. Program is free but registration is requested.

Wednesday, October 1, 5:30-7 p.m.

 

Women's Pavilion

The Women's Pavilion is an unprecedented assembly of the newest technology, along with a highly skilled team of many of the brightest, most experienced women's health professionals in New England. On the fourth floor of the Hill Health Center at Milford Regional, the facility offers many fine services, but is first and foremost a stellar diagnostic center dedicated to the accurate and compassionate diagnosis and treatment of women in Central Massachusetts.

Grandmother, mother and child pictured togetherThe Women's Pavilion began as the vision of one female physician who had experienced breast cancer. Since its opening in 1996, The Women's Pavilion has grown into a unique resource where women can access the most advanced technology without sacrificing their humanity. Through a specialized multidisciplinary team, which includes radiologists, gynecologists, obstetricians, surgeons and oncologists, the mission of treating women with commitment, compassion and respect is accomplished daily.

Mammography

Our team is committed to quick and accurate mammography results and prompt scheduling of biopsies, whenever test results indicate further investigation. The Women's Pavilion team is dedicated to providing clear information and helping each woman choose which option is right for her.

The most up-to-date diagnostics in mammography – digital mammography – is offered at The Women’s Pavilion. This leading-edge technology captures the x-ray beams and stores the information directly onto a computer, allowing the radiologist to adjust the brightness and contrast, and zoom in for closer inspection of specific areas on the screen. Digital images can also be easily accessed for consultations and comparative studies. As an added measure of protection, radiologists utilize a computer-aided detection (CAD) system which provides a computerized second review of mammograms.

With convenient morning, evening and weekend hours, mammograms can be scheduled to fit your schedule! Remember, screening mammograms do not need a physician referral. Learn more about our mammography services.

Breast Biopsy

Breast biopsy technology continues to advance dramatically and The Women’s Pavilion team is dedicated to the most accurate and least invasive technology available. While we still offer needle localization and core biopsies where they are indicated, we increasingly offer stereotactic breast biopsies (the least invasive option that can accurately diagnose breast cancer at its earliest – and most treatable – stages). We also offer MRI-guided breast biopsy if the radiologist determines it is the best option. These biopsy methods minimize the need for more invasive surgical procedures.

Ultrasound

Imagine viewing your yet-to-be-born baby as though he/she is being held in your arms! 4D (or real-time 3D) images such as these are now possible at The Women’s Pavilion through the very latest in ultrasound technology. Ultrasound serves as a diagnostic tool for obstetric, pelvic, uterine, ovarian, breast, abdominal and bladder areas. The unprecedented image quality and sensitivity of 3D/4D ultrasound helps visualize abnormalities sooner, leading to earlier detection and treatment for patients.

Learn more about our ultrasound services.

Bone Densitometry

The very latest in bone mineral densitometry helps women alleviate the risk of osteoporosis with early recognition of its risk factors and proactive treatment. The superior speed and precision with low radiation levels distinguish the technology employed by the Women's Pavilion.

Learn more about our bone densitometry services.

Urodynamic Testing

The Women's Pavilion is making important strides in the diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence. Early screening and diagnosis can eliminate years of frustration, embarrassment and the possibility of major surgery. Screening appointments can be scheduled within a week.

Specialized Services

In addition to routine health services and advanced diagnostics, The Women's Pavilion offers a growing list of specialized services. These services draw on the ever-increasing expertise of the Milford Regional staff in concert with visiting teams from the finest medical centers around New England. A referral from your primary care physician may be required to access these specialties. Call 508-422-2092 for more information or to set up an appointment.

Services available include:

  • High-risk pregnancy
  • Infertility/Hormonal Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence/Prolapse
  • Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery
  • Genetic Counseling

A Special Commitment to Underserved Women

To ensure that every woman in our community has equal access to early screenings and advanced diagnostics, The Women's Pavilion offers services at a reduced rate or free of charge for those who qualify. Funding for exams and diagnostic screenings necessary to care for underserved women (40-64 years of age) for breast and cervical cancer is provided through the Women's Health Network grant furnished by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. For more information on how you can access The Women's Pavilion services at a reduced rate or free of charge, call 508-422-2092.

 

Related Locations

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    508-422-2320

    Milford Regional Medical Center
    14 Prospect St., 2nd floor
    Milford, MA 01757

  • Women's Pavilion
    Women's Pavilion

    508-422-2092

    Milford Regional Medical Center
    Hill Health Center, 4th floor
    Milford, MA 01757

Pre-Registration

Patients should call to pre-register up to two weeks in advance for any scheduled surgical day and out-patient appointment including most diagnostic tests, lab work and pre-surgical testing. This eliminates the need to wait for an admissions representative upon arrival. Patients can go directly to their point of service. Admissions representatives are available to take calls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

Please call 508-422-2222.

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