Research suggests about one in every eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer in their lifetime according to “BreastCancer.org.”
Sunday kicks off the month of October, but it also jump starts a month of awareness for breast cancer.
7News sat down with medical professionals from Wheeling Hospital and learned about the new technology they’re implementing to be even more efficient.
Wheeling Hospital, R.N. Debra Radosevich said, “We at Wheeling hospital now have our 3D imaging mammography which does a better job at detecting even earlier stage breast cancer and we are promoting would get a yearly annual mammogram.”
Wheeling hospital offers numerous forms of treatment from diagnosis to survivorship.