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Kane hospital is busy this month with mammograms

October 5, 2012

Photo by Ted Lutz – “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” is a time to remind Kane area women to schedule their annual mammograms at Kane Community Hospital (KCH). Tammy Kumher (center) of Mt. Jewett recently underwent the screening at the KCH Breast Imaging Center. Technicians for the mammograms include Julie Laughner (left), the lead mammographer at KCH; and Ann Anderson (right), mammographer

Because October is national “Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” this is a busy time of the year for mammograms at Kane Community Hospital (KCH).
“When it comes to screening for breast cancer, mammograms are the ‘gold standard,’” Julie Laughner said. “Breast cancer is a treatable disease if detected early by a mammogram.”

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