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By Dan Rudy 

Reduced-rate mammograms at hospital through October


October 5, 2017

In a media release from Wrangell Medical Center, the hospital announced that for the month of October it will be discounting mammograms.

Nationally, October is

informally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness month,

during which women are

encouraged to focus on this important healthcare issue. Outside of skin cancers, behind that affecting the lungs, breast

cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women. According to the American Cancer Society, the average rate of risk over a lifetime is 12 percent, or one in eight women.

Death rates from female breast cancer have...

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