LOCalizer tracking marker helps doctors zero in on breast lesions

WOMEN & INFANTS HOSPITAL is the first in the region to begin using LOCalizer tags to mark breast lesions prior to surgery. / COURTESY FAXITRON
PROVIDENCE – Advances in imaging and screening have helped doctors discover breast lesions early, when they’re very small, but marking them for surgery requires wires inserted through the skin to point at the masses, an experience patients at Women & Infants Hospital won’t have to endure with the new LOCalizer system in use at the hospital.…

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