Cancer Update: Advancements in imaging technology make it easier to detect cancers earlier

Dr. Mary Nicholson, fellowship-trained, dedicated breast radiologist at Community Hospital and regional director of breast imaging services for Community Healthcare System (pictured, right), explains that while PEM technology does not replace regular screening mammograms, it is an important supplemental tool that is being used to confirm a diagnosis and determine the best treatment for breast cancer. Breast Health Navigator Suzanne Ruiz, RN, NP-C (left) stands next to the Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) equipment, which is an advanced imaging system currently available at a few select hospitals nationwide, including Community Hospital in Munster.

September 08, 2013 9:30 am  • 
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