Valley Regional Medical Center to Host Open House on Breast Cancer Technology

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POSTED: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 7:30am

UPDATED: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 12:26pm

BROWNSVILLE - October 1st marked the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Valley Regional Medical Center, in Brownsville, is hosting an open house on October 5th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 pm.

Hospital staff want residents to become more familiar with the latest cutting edge technology in detecting breast cancer. Interventional Radiologist at VRMC, Guillaume Boiteau says the new technology, known as stereo tactic biopsy, is a better way to detect breast cancer and was first introduced at the hospital three months ago. The hospital is also offering discounted mammogram screenings for the whole month of October.

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