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    • MARCH 9, 2020
    PMC Leads the Region in Breast Cancer Technology

    PMC Leads the Region in Breast Cancer Technology

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has invested in a new ultrasound technology designed specifically for screening dense breast tissue. The Invenia Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) 2.0, by GE, is the only FDA approved system of its kind. PMC is the only hospital in the area with this technology, and it adds another layer of breast

    • MARCH 9, 2020
    Advancing Care to Detect Breast Cancer

    Advancing Care to Detect Breast Cancer

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) advances care to detect breast cancer with the addition of the Hologic 3Dimensions Mammography System. The new state-of-the-art equipment is a revolutionary screening and diagnostic breast imaging tool designed to improve the early detection of breast cancer. This system is designed to detect 20-65 percent more invasive breast cancers. This addition

    • MARCH 9, 2020
    PMC First Hospital in Eastern Kentucky With New Biopsy Technology

    PMC First Hospital in Eastern Kentucky With New Biopsy Technology

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is the first hospital in Eastern Kentucky to acquire the latest system available in stereotactic surgical techniques. The ATEC Stereotactic Biopsy from Hologic incorporates imaging, local anesthesia, and tissue extraction, all in one system. This technology assists surgeons in providing specialized care for early detection of breast cancer. Stereotactic breast biopsy

    • NOVEMBER 29, 2019
    PMC Receives Grant to Provide Free Lung Cancer Screenings

    PMC Receives Grant to Provide Free Lung Cancer Screenings

    Representatives from Pikeville Medical Leonard Lawson Cancer Center (LLCC) recently traveled to Lexington to accept a grant to provide early detection screenings for lung cancer.  Thanks to the generosity of the Lexington Cancer Foundation, the $15,000 dollar grant will allow 125 people at a higher risk for developing lung cancer to receive a low-dose CT