In Rutherford County, the breast cancer rate for women is classified as "Stable." However, in the past five years there has been a 5.6% increase in breast cancer cases. On average, 173 women in Rutherford County are diagnosed with breast cancer each year.
With nearly 4,700 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in Tennessee every year, the Tennessee Department of Health encourages residents to talk with a health care provider on when to schedule their annual mammograms.
MMC's Comprehensive Breast Center is hosting an event, "Stronger TogetHER," Thursday (October 12th) from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.
Imagine contracting Lime Disease upon your move to Tennessee... possibly from a tick bite. Then, after battling that for a full year imagine a diagnosis of breast cancer that spreads to the bones in your back, your pelvis and even your ribs. That is the life that Cathy Hoag in Murfreesboro has experienced in recent months.
Nearly one in eight of our neighbors will face a breast cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. Earlier detection and improved therapies have increased survival rates, but post-treatment support can still be a challenge for many women.
The Sixth Annual Wine Around the Square (WATS) has been set for Saturday, September 16, 2017. It will be held on the Murfreesboro square between 6 and 9 PM.
Hearing the words, "you have breast cancer" is a frightening time in a woman's life. Between the shocking news of diagnosis and the great number of appointments, one of the most important resources in this journey is a trusting and healthy patient/provider relationship.
The YMCA "ABC" program, which is also called the After Breast Cancer program, provides comprehensive nutrition, exercise and wellness services free of charge to breast cancer patients...
Dr. Susan Andrews was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2013, the same week as her daughter’s wedding and just days before leaving for a long-awaited trip to New Zealand.
This marks the second year for the Think Pink® Bunco Tournament. The community-wide fundraiser benefits breast cancer education and awareness through the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation.
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