Articles related to breast cancer


Early Detection, Timely Treatment Keys to Improving Breast Cancer Survival Rates
Early Detection, Timely Treatment Keys to Improving Breast Cancer Survival Rates

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.

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Talk with Your Health Care Provider about Breast Cancer Screening, Risk Factors
Talk with Your Health Care Provider about Breast Cancer Screening, Risk Factors

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.

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MMC Hosts Stronger TogetHER
MMC Hosts Stronger TogetHER

MMC's Comprehensive Breast Center is hosting an event, "Stronger TogetHER," Thursday (October 12th) from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

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Murfreesboro woman standing strong in fight against Stage IV Breast Cancer
Murfreesboro woman standing strong in fight against Stage IV Breast Cancer

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.

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Heroes in Heels fashion show in Murfreesboro October 19, 2017
Heroes in Heels fashion show in Murfreesboro October 19, 2017

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.

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Wine Around the Square to help fight breast cancer is THIS SATURDAY
Wine Around the Square to help fight breast cancer is THIS SATURDAY

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.

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MMC Physician Focuses Practice on Breast Care for Women
MMC Physician Focuses Practice on Breast Care for Women

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.

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Attend the Heroes in Heels Fashion Show to support the local
Attend the Heroes in Heels Fashion Show to support the local "ABC" Breast Cancer Program

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...

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SEPTEMBER: Event to benefit fund diagnostic breast cancer services to Rutherford County women
SEPTEMBER: Event to benefit fund diagnostic breast cancer services to Rutherford County women

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. 

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Think Pink Bunco Tournament to benefit breast cancer education and awareness is March 21
Think Pink Bunco Tournament to benefit breast cancer education and awareness is March 21

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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UPDATE: What Wines Will Be Offered at Wine Around the Square?
UPDATE: What Wines Will Be Offered at Wine Around the Square?
Thanks to Charlie Patel, owner of Stones River Total Beverages, the wine lineup for the second annual Wine Around the Square (WATS) promises to exceed the wonderful wine offerings sampled at last year’s event.
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