"Imagine you have a big cotton ball and you put a Skittle in the middle of it, and that Skittle is the cancer. You can take a picture of the cotton ball and you won’t see the Skittle. But if you cut the cotton ball into thin slices, you’re going to find that cancer."

- Stefanie, mammography technologist at St. Charles Madras, illustrating the difference between a 2D mammogram and a 3D mammogram, which provides a much clearer look at the breast and gives providers a chance to catch cancer earlier. Madras recently installed a new 3D mammography machine, bringing industry-standard breast cancer screening to Jefferson County. Read more about it here:…