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Breast Conservation: Save the Tatas!

 

By Elizabeth Falkenberg, M.D., radiation oncologist at Alliance Cancer Care Women who are diagnosed with breast cancer have choices.  In fact, most women are diagnosed in the early stages of cancer because of a yearly mammogram.  Still, a new diagnosis of cancer can be scary and confusing.  Many family and friends offer well-meaning advice, but […]

 

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When should I be screened for breast cancer?

 

By Ashlyn Seeley Everett, M.D., radiation oncologist at Alliance Cancer Care, and Caroline Schreeder, M.D., breast surgeon at Huntsville Hospital’s Clinic for Breast Care October is breast cancer awareness month.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, and it accounts for the second highest number of deaths from cancer in women.  According […]

 

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Cancer Screen Week 2021

 

  In 2021, more than 1.9 million Americans were expected to be diagnosed with cancer – and early detection remains our best bet for treatment.1  View the Cancer Screening Factsheet to discover which common cancers can be potentially diagnosed early through preventive screening and learn when you should consider getting screened.Source: www.CancerScreenWeek.org REFERENCES1.  American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts […]

 

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Cancer Screen Week 2020

 

 

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5th Annual Profiles In Pink Park and Play Drive-In Concert on November 5th

 

Join us for our 5th annual Profiles in Pink Party with Helen Keller Hospital to celebrate survivors in our community! This year's event will be a drive-in concert with musical entertainment from The Midnighters! As always, this is a free community event.

 

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Profiles in Pink

 

 

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Seven Things to Know About Getting a Mammogram

 

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, check out this infographic from the American Cancer Society to learn seven things to know about getting a mammogram.

 

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Profiles in Pink

 

Help us raise awareness about breast cancer and celebrate survivors during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by participating in the third annual Profiles in Pink event!

 

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Women’s Health and Cancer

 

During the month of May, we spotlight women’s health by celebrating National Women’s Health Week. National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health.  The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority.  The week also serves as a time […]

 

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is recognized across the country during the month of October.  It is an annual health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.  The national campaign also offers information and support to […]

 

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