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LI Herald: Mercy Medical Center detects ‘hard-to-find’ breast cancer

Mercy Medical Center honored a grateful patient and her family at its Radiology and Imaging Center on May 8.

Patricia Carlson, 73, of Patchogue, visited the Rockville Centre hospital last week, not for a check-up, but for an early Mother’s Day celebration with her two daughters and sons-in-law, grandchildren and husband of 51 years. She anticipated an extra-special Mother’s Day after Mercy’s doctors, using LumaGem Molecular Breast Imaging, or MBI, found and removed breast cancer that was undetectable for years.

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