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Beaufort Memorial offering $99 mammograms in October

From staff reports Breast cancer is a big deal. A mammogram is not. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Beaufort Memorial is offering the opportunity to purchase 2D or 3D screening mammograms for $99 now through Oct. 31. Mammograms are available in both Beaufort and Okatie and can be purchased through MDsave online at… Keep Reading

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Study finds breast cancer survival increases with early diagnosis and treatment  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to a recent Cleveland Clinic study, breast cancer survival increases when treatment involving surgery, chemotherapy and radiation are completed within 38 weeks of the initial diagnosis.  “Most of the original time to treatment studies were looking at… Keep Reading

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The history of breast cancer

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among females in the United States. Researchers across the globe are working to find new and improved ways to prevent, detect, and treat breast cancer.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), breast cancer is the second most common cancer to affect females in… Keep Reading

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In the (Health) News . . .

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center developing new breast cancer detection laboratory test  A novel laboratory test in development by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center may be used to help quickly distinguish breast cancer from benign disease. The breast cancer detection assay (BCDA) examines cells from enlarged lymph nodes in the armpit adjacent… Keep Reading