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Odessa Regional Medical Center Receives First Digital Mammogram Machine in the Basin

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - It's the latest thing to go digital, and it could save lives here in the Basin.

Odessa Regional Medical Center received the first digital mammography machine in the Basin.  

On Thursday, the hospital hosted an open house to give you a chance to check it out.

Studies have shown the machine catches breast cancer in women 28 percent more often than traditional film mammograms, and tests take less time.

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