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New technology aims to ease mammography fears

  • Posted on Feb 22, 2017

WASHINGTON — If you’re a woman over 40 dreading your next mammogram, some new technology may put you at ease.

“We now have 3D mammography, which is the newest technology out when we talk about mammograms and what this allows us to do is to really see inside of the breast,” said Dr. Regina Hampton, a breast surgeon with Doctors Community Hospital

She explained that doctors take one-millimeter cuts throughout the entire breast, which they then recreate on a computer to search for anything abnormal…read more

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