Survivor Story: Joyce Isom

We can go on and on about the importance of mammograms until we’re blue in the face. But sometimes it takes hearing about a person’s real life experience to really drive our message home. With that in mind, we bring you an important survivor story from Joyce Isom: When I turned 40, I got my […]

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I found a breast lump. Does that mean I have breast cancer?

Finding a breast lump can be alarming, but it does not necessarily mean you have breast cancer. A breast lump can result from many benign conditions including fibrocystic changes, a cyst or fibroadenoma. If you feel a breast lump, notice changes in the breast skin or nipple discharge, you should contact your physician promptly for […]

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Should breast pain cause me to be concerned about breast cancer?

Breast pain is the most common breast related complaint among women. Nearly 70% of women experience it at some point in their lives and approximately 15% of women require treatment. Breast pain may occur in one or both breasts or in the underarm region of the body. Usually, breast pain does not indicate breast cancer, […]

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“1-in-8” Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Charlotte Radiology launched its sixth annual “1-in-8” breast cancer awareness campaign with an array of community events that raised funds for the fight against breast cancer and to increase awareness about annual breast cancer screening. The campaign’s name reflects the somber statistic that one in eight women is affected by breast cancer. “Educating women about […]

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