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Advocating for Mammography and Breast Self-Exam

By Nikki Levinson-Lustgarten, breast care coordinator, Naval Hospital Jacksonville Breast Care Center When a woman hears the words “breast cancer” the world narrows dramatically.  Though not the leading cause of death in women, it is one that can affect her quality of life and her relationships with family and community. Treatments include removing both breasts (mastectomy) with immediate reconstruction, simple …

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