Tuesday, 01 October 2013 21:33

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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BANGOR - October means breast cancer awareness. A month when doctors, health care professionals, and even survivors are stressing the importance of early detection. Our Erin Thomas has more.

Cindy Thomas was 54 years old when she learned she had breast cancer. She hadn't had a mammogram in four years.

Doctors say how often checkups are needed, can depend on your age and family history.

For a survivor like Cindy, though, it saved her life.  And she can't stress enough, how important screenings are.

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