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Darnall plans Mammogramathon

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Posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 4:30 am

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center will observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its third annual Walk-In Screening Mammography Day from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Radiology Department.

All Tricare-eligible beneficiaries age 40 or older who are due for an annual mammogram are welcome.

Beneficiaries who are unable to participate in the walk-in mammogram opportunity can call 254-288-8332 to schedule appointments for their regular annual mammogram screenings.

Patients who believe they have a suspicious spot, lump or mass, or who are concerned about their breast health for any reason, should see their primary care provider immediately.

One in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women after lung cancer.

Early detection of breast cancer is increased dramatically by a regular schedule of breast self-exams, mammograms and clinical breast exams.

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