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The Botsford Breast Center – CBS EcoMedia Partnership

Thirty-six uninsured and underinsured women came to Botsford’s Lucille and Dr. Louis Spagnuolo Breast Center for mammograms at our fourth annual Breast Screening Day. CBS EcoMedia Inc. funded our event as the lead sponsor.  Watch a great video here from … Continue reading

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The Angel Pillow Project

When Sabrina Mayhew was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, she was confident doctors would care for her medical needs, but she knew that with such a diagnosis also comes emotional pain. While recovering from a double mastectomy, someone gave … Continue reading

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Wig Service at Botsford Cancer Center Uplifts Patients’ Spirits

About a year ago I began collaborating with the people who run the Botsford Cancer Center to figure out how we could provide a very special service to patients who would be losing their hair due to the side effects … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Caregivers

According to The Mayo Clinic the incidence of non-medical professionals who are now caregivers exceeds 65 million Americans. Generally the care is provided to a loved one in need, including a spouse, parent, sibling, or disabled child. According to Novak … Continue reading

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Can you get cancer from mammogram radiation?

To answer this important question, we went to one of our experts: Dr. Andrew Mizzi, an experienced Radiologist who reads and interprets mammogram images at the Botsford Breast Center. Continue reading

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Botsford Staffers Benefit from Healthy Competition

Everyone was a winner, but one doctor came out on top. Find out what the team’s key to success was. Continue reading

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Recipe: Strawberry & Banana Protein Shake

Botsford mammography coordinator Laura Caruso shares her recipe for a fast, healthy and delicious protein shake. Continue reading

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Breast surgeon’s secret weapon against cancer isn’t a scalpel — it’s a nurse navigator

Nurse navigators advocate for breast cancer patients by making sure they know about all the resources available to them. Continue reading

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2012 Women’s Health Day: Saving lives while having fun

If you missed this year’s event, here’s a recap and photos of all the fun. Continue reading

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Is a Mammogram Painful?

Good news! Don’t put off that first mammogram because you think it will be painful. Our mammography coordinator explains what the exam is really like. Continue reading

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