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Ten Tips for Getting a Mammogram

Yearly mammograms are recommended starting at age 40. Use a facility that specializes in mammograms or that performs more than three each day. Ask to see the FDA certificate showing that the facitlity meets high professional standards.  If you are satisfied with the facility, continue to go there each year, so that your mammograms can […]

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Five Things to Tell Your Friends About Breast Cancer

All women can get breast cancer – even those who have no family history of the disease. The two most important factors for breast cancer are: being a woman and growing older. Women diagnosed with early breast cancer, when the cancer is small and has not spread, have a high chance of surviving it. Mammograms […]

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List of Resources

Here are a list of resources that you may find helpful. American Cancer Society 1.800.ACS.2345 www.cancer.org D’Feet Breast Cancer, Inc. 409.771.5574 (24/7 Hotline) www.dfeetbreastcancer.com National Alliance of Breast 
Cancer Organizations 1.888.80-NABCO www.nabco.org American College of Obstetricians 
and Gynecologists 1.202.638.5577 www.acog.org National Cancer Institute 1.800.4-CANCER www.nci.nih.gov American Society of 
Clinical Oncology www.oncology.com www.asco.org Email: contactus@plwc.org
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