When it comes to cancer, early detection can literally be life saving. In honor of National Cancer Survivors Day that took place earlier this month, SouthCoast Health would like to remind you of how you can take control of your wellness with regular health screenings that may save your life by detecting cancer in its infancy.
Melissa Hodges was just like any other Savannah woman. Working as a pharmaceutical rep and in the medical field, she knew the importance of preventive health care and had gotten her yearly exams religiously. Without a family history of cancer, Melissa thought she was in the clear. Until one day, at the age of 50, she was diagnosed with breast cancer.