5 common warning signs of breast cancer

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As mammograms become more common, thankfully more breast cancers are caught at early stages - before common warning signs even occur. However, not all cancers are found with mammograms so it is important that all women know common warning  signs. If you experience these symptoms, you should make an an appointment with your primary care physician. Need a doctor? Logansport Memorial's Breast Center diagnoses and treats women throughout North Central Indiana

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Breast care close to home


Breast health is an important part of a woman’s overall health and well-being. Regular breast exams should be a part of annual check-ups at all ages. Changes in the breast - discharge, lumps, skin appearance - are also worthy of medical attention. When you need breast health care, look no further than Logansport Memorial Hospital.

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The importance of screening mammograms


There's no doubt about it, mammograms are one of the best tools available to find breast cancer in its early stages. And early detection of breast cancer dramatically increases survival rates. Yet too many women do not understand when to start getting mammograms, how often to have them or think a mammogram is something that can be put off. When you look at the facts, there is no denying that regularly scheduled screening mammograms save lives.

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Common questions about mammograms

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Mammograms are an important part of women's health care and yet they are also one of the most misunderstood. Unfortunate, many women skip this screening tool because they don't understand its importance. Some women don't schedule a mammogram out of fear. Others because they don't think it is important of they aren't in the breast cancer high risk category. Some women skip the test because they are concerned with costs. 

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