Breast Health News

October 27, 2017
The very first National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was observed in 1985 when the American Cancer Society and a pharmaceutical company partnered to create a campaign that would promote mammography as the most effective weapon in the fight against breast cancer. Thirty-two years later, the observance permeates nearly every aspect of our culture during the month […]
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October 26, 2017
This is the time of the year when women are reminded to get their mammogram. Channel 3 spoke with Nancy Brinker, Founder of the Susan G. Komen Foundation and Beth Battaglino, CEO of Healthy Women. Battaglino says, “Mammograms are our best defense in fighting breast cancer, so ladies do not put off getting your mammogram.” […]
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October 18, 2017
A mammogram is the single most effective method for early detection of breast cancer since it can identify breast cancer in its earliest stages, even before any symptoms, such as a lump, appear. We’re proud to offer two types of advanced mammography at Centura Health: 2D digital mammography, as well as 3D digital mammography. 2D […]
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October 16, 2017
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I am celebrating the fact that I am a seven-year survivor. As a quadriplegic for 34 years, my diagnosis in 2010 was the last thing I expected. I had dealt with a multitude of health issues, but cancer wasn’t even on my radar. And without the ability to […]
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October 10, 2017
October is breast cancer awareness month.  Throughout the month, Western Mass News will bring you stories of survival, cutting edge research and treatment, and the latest in diagnostics. There’s now a new high-tech mammogram can now look inside the breast and detect cancer better then ever before. “It’s different from 2D mammography in that we […]
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