Monday, October 15, 2012
Early detection of breast cancer through routine exams saves thousands of lives every year.
- BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
- Rashmi Raman
Monday, October 15, 2012
Studies have shown that early detection of breast cancer improves the chances of a cure. That in itself is the most important reason to make an appointment today for a breast exam or mammogram. DeKalb Medical Center at Hillandale has an expanded 4,170 square feet Breast Center where mammograms are performed. Patients or doctors may call about appointments here: 404.501.2660. Going for an exam can be nerve-wracking. To better understand the importance of exams, here's helpful information that explains the process, when you should go and why: Breast self-exams There has been a lot of heated debate in the research and medical communities about the usefulness of breast self-exams in detecting breast cancer in the early stages. One cancer …
Friday, October 21, 2011
Organizers say the Atlanta event raised $6.5 million.
Sunday was the final day of Atlanta's Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure which saw 2,400 walkers embark on a 60-mile route to raise money to fight breast cancer. Patch brought you reports about the remarkable people making this 60-mile trek to fight breast cancer. Click the play button above to review our coverage. The event started Friday morning and the route wound its way through Stone Mountain and several communities including Decatur, Virginia-Highland, Buckhead, Midtown and East Atlanta. It took 425 volunteers to make it all happen. If you or a loved one took part, we want to hear from you and we hope you will share your photos with the Patch community. (You can click on the camera icon below to upload a photo and use the comments box…
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The day's top headlines for Tuesday, October 11, 2011.
Occupy Atlanta 'Renames' Woodruff Park To Troy Davis Park. Lewis Receives Apology From Protesters. Southwest Atlanta Should Occupy, Too. Former DeKalb Police Officer Charged With Vehicular Homicide. USDA Deputy Secretary To Dine With Students. Stone Mountain Athlete Selected For U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Tucker Tigers Honor Cancer Survivor.
Friday, September 16, 2011
The day's top headlines for Friday, September 16, 2011
Hemy Neuman To Use Insanity Defense. Buckhead Tavern Cleared in Discrimination Case. Bike Lawyer Hurt in Avondale Crash. Football Preview: North Atlanta Battles Riverwood. Decatur Looks to Even Record. Ready, Set ... Fifth Annual Atlanta Arts Festival. Inmates Paperback Book Drive on Saturday. Sandy Springs Festival Includes Fun, History and Information. Local Lemonade Stand Helps Fight Cancer.
Monday, July 18, 2011
The day's top headlines for Monday, July 18, 2011.
Dash Receives Complaints From Neighbors, County. A Hot New Poncey-Highland Spot Under Construction. Tucker To Be Home of 9/11 Memorial. American Legion Post 66 Hosts Deployment Ceremony. Southwest Atlanta Artist at High Museum. Pink Christmas in July.