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Mercy Surgical Oncologist Using Grain-of-Rice-Sized Technology to Make Big Improvements in Breast Cancer Care

SCOUT Wire-Free Breast Cancer Identification System

One in 8 U.S. women will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Most of us know someone who has battled this all-too-common disease. It’s scary. It’s uncomfortable. It adds stress.

When helping a patient through this diagnosis, the goal at Mercy’s Hall-Perrine Cancer Center is to not only heal but to make the process as easy as possible. Localizing the cancer quickly and accurately is key to ensuring patients get on the road to recovery; this process is supplemented by using the advanced SCOUT technology. Read more from The Gazette, July 26, 2021 (PDF).