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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of screening and the early detection of breast cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point during her life. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer in women.
The good news? While breast cancer can’t be prevented, many women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. All women should learn how to perform a self-breast exam and talk to your health care provider about changes or abnormalities. A mammogram – which is an x-ray that allows a specialist to look for changes in breast tissue – can help find breast cancer early.
Make a difference! At age 40 talk to your doctor about when you should start having mammograms and how often and encourage your friends and family to do the same!
For more information, go to http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-awareness-month

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1075 SW Grandview Ave. Suite 200 Grants Pass, Oregon 97527

Phone: 541-479-8363 Fax: 541-476-2841

News & Events

New Physician Joining Women’s Health Center!

We are excited to announce a new physician will be joining our practice in August!  That may seem like a long way off but as fast as time goes, we'll…

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Resources to help you in difficult times

If you or someone you love is struggling, the Oregon Health Authority suggests these resources for anyone needing emotional or mental health assistance as a result of the pandemic.   Mental…

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Check Out These Physician Videos!

Asante recently teamed with three of our physicians to create short videos to introduce our physicians on their website.  Dr. Felicia Cohen, Dr. Thom Eagan and Dr. Tamara Medley perform…

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educational series and more!

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