High blood pressure may have saved, SouthCoast Health patient, Jackie Parker’s life. A lump was notice in Jackie's breast during a check-up to monitor her blood pressure, and she was immediately directed on the necessary next steps by her medical team.
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SouthCoast Health is focused on highlighting the importance of mammograms, and making them more workable for you. Do not let the pandemic deter you from getting your annual mammogram.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Though most people are aware of breast cancer, many do not take the steps to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same.