TAYLORSVILLE (ABC4 News) – Intermountain Healthcare launched a mobile mammography unit Friday aimed at dramatically increasing Utah women’s access to breast cancer screenings.
Utah consistently ranks near the last in the country in the number of women who take advantage of pre-cancer screenings like mammograms, though 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lives.
Doctors say early diagnosis is the key because in its early stages, breast cancer is completely treatable.
The new mobile mammography unit plus extended hours at some brick and mortar clinics will add 20,000 screening appointments a year, according to Intermountain.
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