Local hospital first to offer new test to better detect breast cancer

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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. - Caromont Regional Medical Center has become the first hospital in the region to offer a new type of ultrasound to better detect breast cancer.

The Automated Breast Ultrasound helps doctor find cancers hidden in dense tissue, which may go undetected by a mammogram.

Doctors began using the technology earlier this month.

For more on the Automated Breast Ultrasound click here.