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New breast cancer screening technology to be unveiled at charity ball in Nottingham

Revolutionary breast screening technology which can help detect cancer even earlier is being unveiled at a charity event in Nottingham next week.

Guests attending the Magenta Ball, being organised by the Darbyshire Breast Cancer Foundation, will get to hear about the new state-of-the-art screening process which uses deep learning artificial intelligence technologies and cutting-edge mathematical algorithms to enhance the traditional mammographic image.

Tickets cost £59.50 per person for the event, which takes place at the Council House on October 5, from 6pm. The cost of the ticket includes of a three-course dinner and live entertainment. The charity event will be opened by The Lord Mayor of Nottingham.

The event is being held at the Council House in Nottingham City Centre (IMAGE: Twitter)

As well as raising awareness, the ball will also help raise funds for the Darbyshire Breast Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organisation that actively promotes all efforts aimed at further understanding, treating and curing such a debilitating disease like breast cancer.

Lisa Darbyshire is one of the people organising the event. The former Netherfield resident, is using the town’s Menus4Venues catering firm to provide food and drink at the event.

She said: I am really looking forward to this amazing event. To be held in the prestigious Nottingham Council House and opened by the Lord Mayor, could our guests be made to feel any more special? Yes, they can! To be entertained by the greatly talented Highly Strung String Quartet and the smooth sound of Swing When You’re Blue, guests will also enjoy a most delicious three-course meal from Menus 4 Venues.

“But let’s not forget the importance of the evening: over 30% of the women in the UK do not go for breast screening. It is crucial that they do as early detection of breast cancer has been proven to save women’s lives. Innovative technology that has been developed by the partners of DBCF are making the difference in breast cancer screening and detection.

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Lisa added: “We have come a long way since our Launch Ball last October – Round 1. Join our journey at The Magenta Ball for Round 2. Together we can beat breast cancer! “

You can buy tickets for the Magenta Ball here: https://www.darbyshirebreastcancerfoundation.uk/events-1/the-magenta-ball

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