UMH Hospice Open House

Oct 9, 2019 /

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Uvalde Memorial Hospital (UMH) Women’s Imaging Center will be hosting a community wide open house on Tuesday, October 15th to continue celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness month. The public is invited to tour the facility and see the new Genius™ 3D Mammography™ machine from 4:00- 6:00pm.

We will have staff guided tours of our Women’s Imaging Center, refreshments and a raffle. Guests will be entered to win a gift certificate for an annual mammogram.

Genius™3DMammography™ exams are clinically provento significantlyincreasethedetectionofbreastcancers,and also decreasingthenumberofwomenaskedtoreturnforadditionaltesting.

The Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exam is revolutionizing how breast cancer is detected by providing a better option for women of all breast densities compared to 2D alone.Researchers have found that:

  • The Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exam finds 20-65% more invasive breast cancers compared to 2D alone, an average increase of 41%.
  • Only the Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exam is FDA approved as superior for women with dense breasts compared to 2D alone.
  • The Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exam reduces callbacks by up to 40% compared to 2D alone.
  • Uvalde Memorial Hospital is committed to the fight against breast cancer. In offering the Genius exam, UMH provides a more accurate tool for breast cancer screening. UMH is thrilled to bring this state-of-the-art equipment to our service region.

    If you would like to schedule a Genius 3D Mammography™ exam, or have questions about the open house, please contact our women’s imaging department at (830) 278-6251 extension 1517. 


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