The county’s only 3D mammogram machine is celebrating its one year anniversary at Medical Plaza 400 this year.
Medical Plaza 400, the Northeast Georgia Health System hospital presence in Dawson County, began offering 3D mammograms last year and has already seen over 80 percent of its imaging patients choose 3D mammograms over the traditional 2D screening.
“They love it,” said Kourtney Farrow, Women’s Imaging Coordinator. “Even though we’re compressing the same, we’re still doing the same amount of compression we did before, patients just seem to think it doesn’t hurt as bad. We’ve had nothing but positive feedback here.”