Tag Archive: breast cancer

Oct 11 2013

Healthy Woman Pink Out successful

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Longview Regional Medical Center’s Healthy Woman program recently hosted its second annual Pink Out event at Dillard’s Lingerie Department in the Longview Mall. The free event was open to the community of all ages. “The Healthy Woman Program provides this free event to the community to heighten breast …

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Aug 17 2013

Only the very breast

Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC), celebrated “World Breastfeeding Month” with a special celebration for parents in our community who support or have supported breastfeeding for children and their families. LRMC is recognized by the Department of State and Health Services as a Texas Ten Step Hospital and Mother Friendly Workplace, which is a program that …

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Apr 11 2013

Breast care: LRMC unviels new mammogram technology

Longview Regional Medical cialis vs viagra Center (LRMC) is taking another step in its ongoing crusade versus breast cancer. A technology called digital mammography is now being provided to give patients greater accuracy, quicker results and a more comfortable procedure. The hospital’s breast health center’s staff employs digital mammography machines with MammoPad breast cushions and …

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Jul 31 2012

Celebrating the healthy woman

LRMC presents evening with Rike The old saying about a woman’s work never being done could not be more true. Mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends, mentors, volunteers and career professionals have to tend to the needs of so many others. Too often they have no time left for themselves. Longview Regional Medical Center’s (LRMC) Healthy Woman program …

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Oct 26 2011

Show you C.A.R.E.

The Tyler Firefighters are inviting the entire community to don their pink for the C.A.R.E. Golf Tournament on Oct. 31 at the Cascades Golf Club, 2611 Cascades Golf Club Drive, Tyler, TX. The event will support the Tyler Fire Fighters C.A.R.E Fund, the Susan G. Komen and American Cancer Society. Registration is at 9:30 a.m., …

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Sep 21 2011

Turning Tyler pink

To raise awareness of women’s cancer, Tyler Firefighters urge area public safety officers, businesses, schools and citizens to wear pink on Monday, Oct. 3 to show that “Tyler cares enough to wear pink”. The entire community is invited to come to the Downtown Square in their pink shirts for the third annual TURN TYLER PINK …

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May 31 2011

ETMC offering online mammogram scheduling

ETMC is the first hospital system in East Texas to offer complete, online mammogram scheduling, available on our website at www.etmc.org. “Online registration for digital mammography at ETMC will add convenience for East Texas women,” according to Regina Davis, director of the breast care center. “Women will be able to schedule their annual appointment at …

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Apr 14 2011

Good Shepherd goes on the road for breast health

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is introducing Longview's first-ever mobile breast health clinic.  The hospital's Digital Mobile Breast Center is another long step towards furthering breast health awareness and increasing early detection of breast cancer.  This traveling mammogram center will take its services to patients who might otherwise have trouble getting to stationary clinics.  Businesses, civic groups, regional medical facilities, health fairs and Good Shepherd's outlying clinics will be the venues for screenings that are easily accessible and affordable. The vehicle will utilize screening mammography services to insure area patients receive regular and convenient check-ups. Also intended to further health education and community outreach the unit features the most state-of-the-art equipment and a highly trained, all-female mammography team.   Women are not accepted for screenings if: • She has already been diagnosed with breast cancer. • Has a new breast problem such as a lump, changes in the flesh or discharge. • Is breast-feeding or has breast-fed during the past nine months.  Women with a family history of breast cancer are particularly urged to avail themselves of this new resource, and/or speak to their doctors about the scheduling and frequency of screenings.       Amy Dorsey, Mammography supervisor and Laura Lyon in front of the Mammomobile

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is introducing Longview’s first-ever mobile breast health clinic.  The hospital’s Digital Mobile Breast Center is another long step towards furthering breast health awareness and increasing early detection of breast cancer.  This traveling mammogram center will take its services to patients who might otherwise have trouble getting to stationary clinics.  Businesses, …

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