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Slippery Rock Students Raise $135 for JMBCC

Trinity Romesberg, a junior at Slippery Rock University, gathered fellow students to lead exercise classes to raise $135 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. The class themes were based on girl power and included lots of pink. For their participation and donation, attendees were provided with face paint and pink breast cancer …

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Portage Area HS Raises $2,206 for JMBCC

Portage Area High School National honor Society held a t-shirt sale and collected donations from faculty and students throughout the month of October, raising $2,206 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health …

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Kitron

Kitron Raises $763 to Benefit JMBCC

Employees at Kitron held a t-shirt sale and other activities during the month of October to raise $763.55 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health services – including mammograms, follow-up diagnostic services, …

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Low Dose 3D Mammogram

Breast Cancer Screening: Self-Exams and Mammograms

By Trudi Brown, MD, FACS – Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center Medical Director

Breast self-exams are one of the most important things that women can do to protect their health. There can be very subtle changes to breasts that only a patient who is regularly performing self-exams will be able to detect.

The most important thing is …

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