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Mammopad breast cushion

MammoPad Breast Cushions

As a certified Softer Mammogram Provider, PeaceHealth Southwest's Kearney Breast Center works to make sure your mammogram is warm and comfortable. To help decrease discomfort during their screening mammogram, patients may request a soft foam cushion called MammoPad. These MammoPad breast cushions are soft foam pads that can help relieve the discomfort many women feel during a mammogram. The cushion is placed on the surface of the image detector, providing a softer, more comfortable mammogram. Clinical studies show three out of every four women experience an average 50% decrease in discomfort with MammoPad breast cushions. While the breast cushion provides comfort, it does not compromise the high level of image quality needed for a routine mammogram or require increased radiation dose during a mammogram.

The Softer Mammogram experience

Since MammoPad breast cushions provide a warmer, softer, and more comfortable mammogram, women are generally more relaxed during the exam. This enables the technologist to get more breast tissue in the image. The cushion's grip-like surface also holds breast tissue in place to ensure optimal breast positioning and ultimately, a better image and exam for you. Clinical studies show that the combination of a relaxed patient and the MammoPad's grip-like effect allows more of the woman's breast to be imaged, enabling a more comprehensive image with confident results.



Kearney Breast Center
200 NE Mother Joseph Pl
Suite 420
Vancouver, WA 98664