Baptist Health now offering the Magseed® magnetic marker for breast cancer patients

October 30, 2021

Published by The Paducah Sun

Photo by Kelly Farrell / The Paducah Sun

“What I tell my patients is (that) when I use Magseed, it decreases their anxiety. It decreases the amount of time they spend in the hospital and it decreases the risk they need more surgery, and I think those are the three things that really matter to patients.”

Dr. Kristen Williams, a general surgeon with the Surgical Group of Paducah, discusses the use of the Magseed® magnetic marker and the Magtrace® lymphatic tracer for breast cancer patients and the benefits the duo offers over wire localization.

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