3D Mammography Exams Now Available At KCHS

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, but early detection and treatment greatly reduces the risk of death. Kearney County Health Services now offers the latest in mammography technology for a more accurate and comfortable examination.

KCHS began offering Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exams, developed by Hologic, Inc., on September 15. More than 70 mammograms have been completed with the new technology at KCHS so far.

Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exams provide a more accurate reading than conventional 2D mammograms, detecting 20-65% more invasive breast cancers. The Genius™ exam also provides greater peace of mind by reducing the chance of unnecessary callbacks.

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