October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(Jefferson County) October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

One of the biggest messages about breast cancer is the importance of early detection and what women can do to ensure early detection.

Dr. Christine Ormsby is a radiologist at Mercy Jefferson. She stresses the importance of making regular check ups and how early detection is vital when it comes to breast cancer.

Dr. Ormsby further explains how mammograms are important in breast cancer detection.

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mercy Jefferson is making it easier to schedule a mammogram in October by expanding hours.

To schedule a mammogram at Mercy Jefferson click here.