Breast cancer is the second-most diagnosed — and second-most fatal — cancer in women. With one in eight women diagnosed, it is essential know the facts.
Know these facts:
Early screenings and treatment can reduce breast cancer deaths
Women 40 and older should schedule a yearly screening for early detection
Women in their 20s and 30s should have a clinical breast exam at least every three years
Show your support by spreading the word throughout October! You can also donate to Dig for Life, a program that provides free mammograms to area women in need.
Learn more about lifesaving breast cancer resources by calling 573-331-5209.
Powerful Care and Cancer Advances Are Here
Womancare, Saint Francis’ breast health center, provides comprehensive breast health services such as clinical breast exams, stereotactic biopsies and advanced digital mammography. Collaboration between the surgeon and radiologist offers convenience and peace of mind. Womancare offers:
A full-time radiologist on hand to provide mammography results
An on-site surgeon for faster consultations
A breast cancer patient navigator there to offer individual guidance to women with abnormal mammogram results or breast cancer diagnoses
Our new, state-of-the-art Cancer Institute gives breast cancer patients a fighting chance. Our exclusive local affiliation with MD Anderson Physicians Network®, advanced oncology equipment, chemotherapy and imaging technologies, breast cancer research and team approach offer healing and hope.