Years before the Food and Drug Administration ordered a south city facility to stop performing mammograms, these women say their screenings missed advanced cancers.
ST. LOUIS — This summer, thousands of patients who received mammograms at Watson Imaging Center in South City found out that quality issues have called years of screenings into question. An inspection conducted by the American College of Radiology resulted in more than two years of mammogram results being invalidated.
When the I-Team reported on FDA action at the center, viewers reached out with concerns that even more people could be affected.
One of those former patients from Watson Imaging Center is Sharon Munden. She has a family history of breast cancer, so when she found a lump and noticed inflammation on her breast in May 2018, she knew a mammogram was in order.
“I have a maternal aunt who has had multiple recurrences of breast …