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Why choose the Rutherford?

Our Triple Assessment Service is a rapid breast clinic service, all undertaken in-house at the Rutherford Cancer Centre North East. This service includes a combination of or all the below services:

  • Clinical Breast Examination
  • Breast ultrasound and/or Mammography 
  • Needle Biopsy if a lump is found
  • We offer tomosynthesis a specialised mammogram this is a diagnostic tool for early detection of breast cancer by producing a high definition 3D image of the breast. Used in conjunction with 2D imaging it gives a more detailed picture of breast tissue.

On your first visit, you will be welcomed to our centre and have a consultation with our breast specialist. During your consultation, you will be able to ask questions, discuss initial symptoms and have the necessary scans and tests on the same day.


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