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89 Women Celebrate Mardi Gras with Mammograms
Date:3/3/2010

t health awareness at the forefront of women's minds throughout the year, not just during one particular month," says Marcy Parsons, clinical operations director of the Carol Milgard Breast Center.  "Given the response we had for this particular event, especially during a month that doesn't have an emphasis on breast health and prevention, it speaks volumes to both the success of the event and to the need for preventative health services within the underserved populations of our community."

This is the second such event held at the center in the past four months; last October over 60 women were assisted by the collaborative efforts of the Breast Cancer Partnership of Tacoma.

"This event brings to life the mission of the Carol Milgard Breast Center, which is providing breast health exams for all, regardless of their financial status," adds Parsons.  "We thank each of the members of the Breast Cancer Partnership of Tacoma for their commitment to these women."

The Carol Milgard Breast Center is a collaboration between MultiCare Health System and the Franciscan Health System.  It is managed by TRA Medical Imaging.


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