Novant Health Link. Phone : Scheduling : Scheduling fax : Breast Ultrasound.
The WomanWise Program provides screening breast exams, mammograms and Pap smears for early detection of cancer in women. The services include blood pressure screening, height and weight measurements, and cholesterol tests. Any woman age with emphasis on thosewho meets certain income guidelines discussed when calling for an appointmenthas no insurance or insurance with high deductibleno Medicaid, and no Medicare Part B.
Adam Marcus Emory University. Veena Rao Morehouse School of Medicine. This care is provided free of cost to uninsured indigent women in Athens and northeast Georgia.
Updated: September 8, pm. Northside was the first in Atlanta to offer breast tomosynthesis, when it acquired the groundbreaking technology at its Atlanta Breast Care Center in September One in eight women will get breast cancer sometime during her lifetime. Early detection is the best protection.
African American women in the U. Black-white differences in survival persist even after accounting for disease stage and tumor characteristics suggesting that the higher rates of breast cancer mortality are due to social factors. Several factors may account for racial differences in breast cancer mortality including socioeconomic factors, access to screening mammography and timely treatment, and biological factors.
Novant Health Link. The purpose of the program is to greatly increase access to mammography screening for women throughout the community and is a collaborative effort between Novant Health Breast Center, Novant Health Foundation and several individual and corporate donors. The unit will provide screening services to women in our community where they live, work, and attend civic activities and faith-based services.
Digital Edition. Throughout October and all year long, the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute offers no-cost screening mammograms and other breast diagnostic procedures for qualified women who cannot afford them. Early detection of breast cancer saves the lives of thousands of women each year.
South Dallas experiences significant disparities in breast cancer mortality, with a high proportion of stage III and IV diagnoses. To address these rates, the Dallas Cancer Disparities Community Research Coalition created an educational intervention to promote breast health and early detection efforts. The goals of the intervention were to increase a knowledge regarding the chief contributing factors for breast cancer, b awareness of the importance of screening for early detection, and c the proportion of women who have engaged in appropriate breast cancer screening practices.
Listen to Dr. Each year, nearly 2, patients choose Northside Hospital as their trusted provider of high quality breast cancer care. Breast cancer is cancer that starts in the tissues of the breast.