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Conemaugh Health System Encourages Women to Schedule Mammograms During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute. One in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime.

Throughout the month of October, Conemaugh Health System will be reminding women ages 40 and older to schedule their annual mammograms. A mammogram is a simple screening that can help detect breast cancer early before signs or symptoms appear, when the odds of successful treatment are highest.

Throughout the month, the Conemaugh East Hills Outpatient Center will be illuminated in...

 

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