About Genius 3D Mammography

3D mammography is the most effective breast cancer screening tool available today. The state-of-the-art Hologic Genius 3D Mammography Smart Curve system is designed to provide detailed, high-quality, 3D images, offering patients a more comfortable and accurate mammogram experience. HUH is the first hospital in the Washington, D.C. region to provide underserved communities access to Hologic’s Genius 3D Mammography’s Smart Curve for their mammography exams.  Experience 3D and Smart Curve comfort at your next visit.

Genius 3D Mammography Key Features

Hologic’s Genius 3D Mammography is the only mammogram that is FDA approved, offering a superior exam for women with denser breast tissue compared to 2D. Genius 3D Mammography is faster and has the highest resolution, capable of finding up-to 65 percent more invasive breast cancers than 2D. Hologic’s Genius 3D Mammography technology brings new levels of contrast, clarity and detail to help improve patient outcomes.

Genius 3D Mammography Smart Curve Design

Hologic’s Genius 3D Mammography’s Smart Curve design is a curved compression paddle shaped like the breast, offering a more comfortable mammogram experience. SmartCurve is clinically proven to increase patient comfort and decrease pain.

Key Facts On Breast Cancer

  • HIGHER MORTALITY - The breast cancer death rate is 40% higher in African American women than their White counterparts. 

  • YOUNGER BLACK WOMEN - Forty and under are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than other ethnic groups. 

  • TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER - African American women are more likely to be diagnosed with a triple-negative breast cancer, which is often more aggressive and difficult to treat.

Why Genius 3D Mammography is Better

  • BETTER, EARLIER DETECTION - The only mammogram FDA approved as superior for women with dense breasts.

  • GREATER PEACE OF MIND - Reduces unnecessary callbacks by up-to 40%.

  • MORE ACCURATE - Finds 20-65% more invasive breast cancers than conventional mammograms. 

Reach Out

Call (202) 865-3610 to request an appointment at HUH Women's Imaging Center.