Brevard, N.C. (July 30, 2015) – Patients in Transylvania County and surrounding communities will soon have access to the most advanced technology available for early and more accurate screening for breast cancer.
The Transylvania Regional Hospital Foundation has provided $675,000 for the purchase and installation of a state-of-the-art 3-D digital mammography unit (tomosynthesis) at the Brevard hospital. The GE 3-D mammography unit will be installed at the hospital by early fall.
Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) will be one of the first hospitals in western North Carolina to get a 3-D digital mammography unit. The Cannon Foundation Inc. has also provided $150,000 to complete the purchase and installation of the new 3-D mammography equipment at TRH.