An x-ray creates an image of the inside of the body, a bit like a photograph
An ultrasound scan uses high-frequency sound waves to create an image of part of the inside of the body
A CT scan uses X-rays and a computer to create detailed images of the inside of the body
An MRI is a scan that uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce highly detailed images of the inside of the body.
Our breast imaging and diagnostic service is run from our dedicated unit called the Pink Rose Suite which is based at Grimsby hospital.