Mammogram Quality Standards Act (MQSA) Certified Facilities

Nurse assisting young woman having a mammogram for early breast cancer detectionBands Against Breast Cancer recommends women get a mammogram for early detection of breast cancer.

It only makes good sense to get a mammogram at a facility that has been certified to comply with the Mammogram Quality Standards Act of 1992, which is the yardstick of the industry.

The American FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has established a Mammography Facility Database. which is updated periodically based on information received from the four FDA-approved accreditation bodies:

  • the American College of Radiology (ACR),
  • and the States of
    • Arkansas
    • Iowa
    • Texas

Follow this link to the FDA Mammography Facility Database of MQSA Certified facilities.

NOTE: The certification status of facilities may change, so FDA suggests that you check the facility’s current status and look for the MQSA certificate.

Please also NOTE that the FDA Mammography Facility Database of MQSA Certified facilities does not mean that FDA, Bands Against Breast Cancer, or any other organization recommends one certified facility over another.

For more information about Mammograms, please visit:

National Cancer Institute Mammogram Fact Sheet

U.S. Food and Drug Administration website

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