River Hospital Performs Digital Mammographies

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Story Updated: Aug 9, 2013

We reported on it earlier this week, but folks from River Hospital in Alexandria Bay visited 7 News This Morning to talk about the hospital's new digital mammography equipment.

Andrea Bates, director of marketing and community relations, says "it's a big deal for us as a small hospital to get this kind of technology."
 
Mammographer Monique Skelly said the higher resolution and better-quality images help detect cancer earlier than previous equipment could.
 
Click on the picture to hear more.
 
The hospital's radiology department is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and on Saturdays on request.
 
Call 315-482-2511 for more information.

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