WEST PALM BEACH, Florida – New look, new high-tech equipment to detect breast cancer.
Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach has implemented exciting and innovative changes at the new Norma E. & Miles M. Zisson Comprehensive Breast Center in Palm Beaches.
The hospital, located at 1309 North Flagler Drive, just invested nearly $250,000 in improvements to the center to improve the quality of patient care.
These enhancements include the Genius 3D high-definition mammography exam, which generates sharper, more detailed images of the breast so cancer can be detected earlier, when it’s easier to treat.
There is also the Affirm Breast Biopsy Guidance System, which allows doctors to quickly perform 3D breast biopsies on patients to more accurately detect breast cancer.
Another addition to the center is the Mach 40 supersonic ultrasound, which gives the highest resolution images.
Good Samaritan Medical Center upgrades technology for breast cancer patients
“As we continue to change the way we treat breast cancer, it’s important that we continue to keep up with the latest and greatest technologies, so that residents of Palm Beach County can benefit from the best treatments for their overall breast health,” said Sheri Montgomery, CEO of Good Samaritan Medical Center. “As we have for over 100 years, our newly redesigned center will continue to provide incredible quality care to the South Florida community.”
the American Cancer Society recommends that women between the ages of 45 and 54 have annual mammograms to screen for breast cancer.
Women 55 and older should upgrade to mammograms every two years or continue annual screening, the American Cancer Society said.
“We are confident that providing these new technological capabilities will ensure increased patient care and confidence for those who come in for their annual mammograms,” said Dr. Elena Rehl, breast surgeon at Good Samaritan Medical Center. “It’s so important not to delay care, especially for your annual mammogram. If you’ve postponed it, we encourage you to schedule your appointment today.”
Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of the Palm Beach Health Network. You can learn more about the services of the Norma E. & Miles M. Zisson Comprehensive Breast Center of the Palm Beaches at click here or by calling 561-650-6441.