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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Coming

Next month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and health officials are reminding women about the importance of early screening for breast cancer. Radiologist Dr. Lashonda Soma says early detection saves lives.


About 80-percent of breast cancers that are found on screening mammograms are a stage 0 or 1. The survival rate at five years for a 0 or 1 stage cancer is actually 99-percent.

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