Recently, leaders from China visited the facility to gain a better understanding of cancer treatment and detection.
According to Mercy radiologist, Dr. Rebecca Stough, breast cancer is a growing problem in China and there is no established program effective enough to treat cases.
“The patients would come in with a big mass and many times it was too far gone to even treat or save their lives,” said Dr. Stough in a recent interview with KOCO.
Chinese health officials are now looking to possibly model their own cancer center and breast centers after Mercy’s.
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