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Think Pink: Hospital's fundraisers planned to improve mammography

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Mary Carolyn Adams, supervisor of Missouri Delta Medical Center's mammography department, pictured left, and Pat Glass, mammography assistant, attach a Ribbon of Hope to the Hope Tree in the hospital's lobby Friday.
(Photo by Scott Welton, Staff)

SIKESTON -- Missouri Delta Medical Center is asking area residents to "Think Pink."

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside to highlight the importance of early detection of breast cancer.

"Our goal is to bring awareness about breast cancer and make sure women get their mammograms," said Sharon Urhahn, MDMC's director of marketing.

In March, the Missouri Delta Women's Imaging Center, the hospital's mammography department, began using the Hologic Selenia Dimensions Digital Mammography System.

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