Breast health center offers Utahans breast reconstructions
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
For women who live in or around Salt Lake City, Utah, a new breast health institute is now
open, offering those with cancer the opportunity to pursue diagnosis, treatment and breast
reconstruction in the same location.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on May 26th marking the grand opening of the Breast
Care Center at Jordan Valley, according ABC 4 Salt Lake City. Mayor Melissa Johnson and members of the West Jordan Chamber
of Commerce attended, the news source reported.
After the opening festivities, all women in attendance were offered free manicures, pedicures and massages as part of Ladies Night,
a celebration that included a speech by cancer survivor Tami Boehmer, whose memoir, From Incurable to Incredible, deals with the
journey from diagnosis to recovery.
Its official website states that the center offers a wealth of care and treatment options to women with the disease, including Initial
screening exams, mammograms, biopsies, breast-conserving mastectomies, breast reconstructions, genetic testing, counseling
and instructional services.
One in eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute.
Comprehensive Breast Care Center Opens at Jordan Valley Medical Center. ABC 4 Salt Lake City. May 23,
Jordan/VGcSXTwS0k204px5CikNdw.cspx Accessed May 24, 2011.
Jordan Valley Medical Center. http://www.jordanvalleymc.com/services/breast/ Accessed May 24, 2011.
SEER Stat Fact Sheets: Breast. National Cancer Institute. http://www.seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/breast.html Accessed May 24,
Extract: For women who live in or around Salt Lake City, Utah, a new breast health institute is about to open, offering those with
cancer the opportunity to pursue diagnosis, treatment and breast reconstruction in the same location.
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