Baseline Determination

While some of our sisters pull through on their faith, others channel an unwavering determination that takes them across the finish line. This is the case for our September survivor, Kelly McNamara. More than 10 years ago, at the young age of 35, Kelly had a baseline mammogram without having any symptoms or lumps, and without any family history. As defined by Imaginis - which is a great resource for women's health now in its 20th year - a baseline mammogram is the set of images used as the basis for comparison in later tests. And from 1980 to 1991, women between age 35 and 39, were strongly advised to get such baseline mammograms to promote early detection. However, guidelines have changed a

Taking It In Stride With ACS

Welcome back Survivors and friends! Whether you’re a folk fan or hold your bible tightly, you either know The Byrds song or the third chapter of Ecclesiastes which inspired the lyrics… “To everything, turn, turn, turn… There is a season, turn, turn, turn… And a time to every purpose, under heaven, A time to build up, a time to break down, A time to dance, a time to mourn, A time to cast away stones, a time to gather stones together.” So as we shift gears from balmy summer mornings to crisp autumn days, we remember that there is a season to everything beyond just the weather. While many of our readers are in the thick of their own journeys with breast cancer or supporting a loved one dealing

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