Flooded home in Brasher Falls

This home in Brasher Falls is surrounded by water caused by Spring flooding. The house is reportedly located on the Deer River. Photo submitted by David Jones.

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Canton-Potsdam Hospital providing low-dose CT scan for lung cancer

Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH) is introducing a program to provide low-dose computed tomography (CT) scan screening of patients for lung cancer.

In a letter to medical practitioners in the area, Stacie Woodward, RN, Director of CPH Imaging shared that low-dose CT scanning is the most effective early detection tool in the fight against lung cancer, which adversely affects a disproportionate number of men and women in St. Lawrence County, compared to the rest of New York State and the nation..