Breast Cancer Awareness: The power of technology



CLERICS THEY HAVE THE IMAGES
THAT COME OVER SEPARATE IMAGES
AND WE CAN GO THROUGH THEM AND
LOOK AT LAYERS OF THE BREAST
INSTEAD OF JUST 2-D. >> DOCTOR SHANNON STEED TELLS US
LOOKING AT THESE IMAGES IS
VASTLY DIFFERENT IN 2-D VERSES
3-
>> A DOES IT ON ITS OWN. >> AND AFTER EXTENSIVE TRAINING
TO LEARN THIS NEW TECHNOLOGY,
SHE SEE’S THE BENEFITS FOR ALL
PATIENTS. >> AND HELPS US TO DECREASE THE
AMOUNT OF TIMES WE HAVE TWO: THE
MAC BECAUSE WE ARE ABLE TO WORK
OUT THOSE THINGS THEY WERE
QUESTIONING ON THOSE SPECIAL
IMAGES WHERE THEY LOOK THROUGH THE LAYERS, WE CAN TELL IT IS
OVERLAPPING GLANDULAR TISSUE AND
NOT NECESSARILY A SUSPICIOUS
FINDING. >> ANGIE HAMMOND, THE LEAD
MAMMOGRAPHY TECH, EXPLAINS WHAT
IT’S LIKE TO GET A 3D MAMMOGRAM. MONICA HARDIN WLKY NEWS. >> IT HOLDS YOU THAT YOU MAKE A
SWEEPING MOTION TO MAKE THOSE
LITTLE SLICES, THAT IT RELEASES
YOU. YOU ARE THERE A LITTLE BIT
LONGER. YOU DO GAIN A LOT. THE IMAGES THE RADIOLOGIST
RECEIVE OUR BIG HELP. >> THERE IS DEFINITELY AN
EMPHASIS ON TECHNOLOGY AS FAR AS
TAKING CARE OF THEIR PATIENTS
THROUGH THIS NEW 3-D EQUIVALENT. NOT ONLY THAT, BUT IN THE BREATH
— THE BREAST HEALTH CENTER,
THEY’RE FOCUS ON ATMOSPHERE TO
MAKING IT MORE COMFORTABLE FOR
PATIENTS, WITH MONITORS OF LOCAL
PARKS AND MORE COMFORTABLE DOWNS. >> I THINK THEY ARE FANTASTIC
AND THEY TAKE THEIR TIME AND
THEY ARE AWARE IT CAN BE
UNCOMFORTABLE FOR WOMEN. IT IS QUICK. WE TRY TO GET IT DONE AS QUICKLY
AS POSSIBLE. WE STILL TRY TO DO A GOOD JOB
AND GET THE INFORMATION WE NEED.

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