Seven Things to Know About Getting a Mammogram

 

 

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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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Alliance Cancer Center’s breast cancer radio spot

 

Alliance Cancer Centers in Clarksdale and Greenville treat breast cancer with radiation therapy, a pain-free, nonsurgical, treatment where X-rays are delivered to a patient’s breast cancer safely and effectively.

 

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Delaying radiation therapy for women with very early breast cancer ups recurrence

 

According to research from the Washington University School of Medicine University in St. Louis, Missouri, delaying radiation therapy too long after surgery significantly increases the risk of recurrent tumors in women treated for very early, or what is referred to as “stage 0,” breast cancer.  Stage 0 breast cancer, or ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), […]

 

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Infographic: Breast Cancer

 

 

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Breast Cancer Fact Sheet

 

 

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is recognized nationwide 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 those affected […]

 

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Women’s Cancer Screening Checklist

 

Alliance Cancer Center at Clarksdale/Greenville encourages you to check the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines to find out about important cancer screening tests for women.

 

 

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