🎗 Where your donations go!
🎗In 2019 we will be assisting Westmead BCI in achieving the following;
This year, funds raised during the Sydney Pink Ribbon Ride will go towards the Tomosynthesis enabled Biopsy upgrade.
Tomosynthesis is an imaging or X-ray technique that can be used to screen for early signs of breast cancer in women with no symptoms.
This type of imaging can also be used as a diagnostic tool for women that are having breast cancer symptoms.
Tomosynthesis is an advanced type of mammography that we are presently using at BCI in many women.
The use of groundbreaking Hologic 3D imaging technology to perform breast biopsies offers these key advantages:
- Allows you to easily target breast lesions
- Streamlines procedure steps and speeds targeting, resulting in improved workflow and shorter patient procedure time
- Highly accurate technology which saves from women unnecessary surgery when lesions are proven to be benign and provides accurate targeting and biopsy of breast cancers so treatment can be planned with confidence
Thank you for your support!
Westmead BCI Director Associate Professor Nirmala Pathmanathan