Doctors say it is important to have regular check ups.
Early detection is key to survival and breast cancer in contrast to other malignancies like lung cancer, pancreatic cancer. Early decision is key to survival," said Susan Bahl, breast surgeon at the
The Ninth Annual Breast Cancer Symposium at the
"Anyone who is a breast cancer survivor, has a family member who's experienced with breast cancer is interested in expanding their knowledge base of breast cancer and treatment available to treat it," said Carol Mastalerz, director of oncology services.
Before the new center was built, it took 30 to 90 days for women to find a treatment plan but now, it takes only a matter of two weeks thanks to better technology.
"We had about a 30 percent migration of women from
Women mingled among one another as tables of delicious food were provided for them.
Presentations were held by medical professionals to show the proper procedures the new center takes when it comes to treating their patients.
Good breast health is very important. Eating right, dieting, a healthy diet, low unsaturated fat, high antioxidants, maintaining a good
They were all reminders that can make a difference in helping our mothers, sisters, and all women, who are battling breast cancer.
It's highly recommended for women of the age over 40 to have their mammograms. Those in the late 20s and 30s should always do self-check exams at home.