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Breast Cancer

SGMC Health Foundation Purchases Advanced Technology to Improve Experience for Breast Cancer Patients

The SGMC Health Foundation recently purchased new medical technology to support advanced treatment options for patients with breast cancer. Thanks to the generous support of donors to the SGMC Health Foundation, the Breast Center now offers the SCOUT® Wire-Free Radar Localization System which uses non-radioactive radar technology to provide real-time surgical guidance during breast surgery.…

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SGMC Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, South Georgia Medical Center is encouraging all eligible women to get their annual mammogram screening during the month of October and raising awareness of breast cancer prevention, screening, and treatment with its Pamper and Prevent campaign. In its third year, Pamper and Prevent engages the community with local…

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South Health District recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

VALDOSTA – Breast cancer remains the second most common cancer among women in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year in the United States, about 264,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women and about 2,400 in men. About 42,000 women and 500 men in the U.S.…

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SGMC Breast Center Offering Free Mammograms for Women

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and women’s health, SGMC’s Breast Center will be offering 50 free 3-D mammogram screenings to women who are uninsured and have a demonstrated financial need for their annual screening at the SGMC Berrien Campus in Nashville. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second most…

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