Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women, exceeded only by lung cancer. Statistics indicate that one in eight women will develop breast cancer sometime in her life. The stage at which breast cancer is detected influences a woman’s chance of survival. If detected early, the five-year survival rate is 97 percent. Girard Medical Center is committed to the fight against breast cancer. Mammograms . . .
New digital mammography system available at GMC
Girard Medical Center has become one of the first women’s centers in the United States to offer breast cancer screening with a state-of-the-art Selenia Dimensions 2D full field digital mammography system. The GMC Foundation raised the entire $358,000 amount of the Mammo, of which $250,000 was raised . . .