G.R. Baker Hospital in Quesnel is celebrating improved access to breast cancer screening.
A new million dollar digital mammography machine is now up and running.
Northern Health, the BC Cancer Agency, Integris Credit Union and the Quesnel Women’s Fall Challenge all played a role in payng for the new equipment.
The new mammography unit is said to be the latest on the market, using direct digital technology to provide both screening exams and diagnostic breast x-ray exams.
It delivers a quick image acquisition and less discomfort for the patient.