Posts for tag: breast-cancer-screening

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: An Insider’s Experience Caring for Breast Cancer Patients

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I have been given the opportunity to share my experience in caring for patients with breast cancer over these past years. I am a radiation oncologist at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital and meet  More…

Ladies: Get Your Mammograms!

As October brings renewed awareness and emphasis on breast cancer early detection and screening, an Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital patient felt compelled to share her experience as a reminder of the need to be diligent about mammograms and screenings. Here  More…

The 3-Day Fight Against Breast Cancer: An Insider’s Perspective

As October brings renewed emphasis on breast cancer detection and prevention, Emory Saint Joseph’s Laboratory Manager Eileen Stone, a 15-year veteran of the Susan G. Komen 3-Day, shares a first-person account of what this event means to her and to  More…

Understanding Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines: Mammograms, Clinical Breast Exams & More

According to data from the National Cancer Institute, approximately 12% of all women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lifetime. Statistics like these, combined with recent high profile cases such as Angelina Jolie undergoing a  More…

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