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Charity buys 3D scanner for breast unit

Service not available in most UK hospitals

A state-of-the-art screening process, not available in most UK hospitals, is set to improve diagnosis of breast cancer in the Island.

Technology which produces a 3D scan of the breast has been funded by the Manx Breast Cancer Support Group, to the tune of £115,000.

It's the latest purchase for the new breast unit at Noble's hospital by the charity, which raised well over £1.5 million to build the facility.

Consultant radiologist Dr Rebecca Miller says the new system will transform diagnosis and treatment in the Island:

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