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NEGA Health System rolls out new cancer treatment
Dr. Malay Rao demonstrates a new device used by the Northeast Georgia Health Systems for brain cancer patients. Adhesive patches are applied to the scalp and operated by a battery pack that can be carried in a pouch. The device is worn at least 18 hours a day and delivers localized electrical therapy through the adhesive patches. - photo by Scott Rogers FCN regional staff
South Hall resident Josephine “Jo” Lorigo’s ordeal began earlier this year when a mammogram showed “some unusual changes.” She went to a surgeon, who referred her for a biopsy that showed “some precancer cells that were very aggressive.”