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Ivy Tech-Lafayette Nursing students hold cornhole tournament to help fight breast cancer

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Nursing students at Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette will hold a Breast Cancer Awareness Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, October 2, beginning at 11:00 a.m. on the college’s Lafayette campus located at 3101 S. Creasy Lane. Proceeds will be donated to help fight breast cancer. Cost to enter the tournament is $10 per person. […]

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Clarian Arnett Health to “Turn Pink” in October for Breast Cancer Awareness

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Clarian Arnett Hospital and Clarian Arnett Cancer Care will turn their campuses pink this October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On October 1st, pink solar lights will replace the traditional light bulbs on the grounds of Clarian Arnett Hospital, at 5165 McCarty Lane, and Clarian Arnett Cancer Care, at 420 […]

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Patients’ behaviors key consideration in mammography, screening guidelines

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Policy-makers who establish health screening guidelines, such as mammograms for breast cancer, need to consider that it takes time for people to change their health behaviors, says a Purdue University health communication expert. “People are not light switches,” says Jakob D. Jensen, an assistant professor of communication. “It takes people a […]

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Panel to discuss appropriate use of mammography on Dec 3

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A panel consisting of Greater Lafayette health care providers and advocacy groups will present “Appropriate Use of Mammography As A Screening Tool” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Kathryn Weil Center for Education in Lafayette, Ind. Thomas L. Summer, M.D., Lafayette Surgical Clinic and the St. Elizabeth Breast Center, […]

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ACR designates St. Elizabeth Breast Center ‘Breast Imaging Center of Excellence’

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The St. Elizabeth Breast Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast imaging as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The accreditation designates the center as a “Breast Imaging Center of Excellence” in the fields of mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound […]

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House panel supports Alting’s cervical, breast cancer treatment bill

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A House panel on public health today voted 8-0 in support of State Sen. Ron Alting’s (R-Lafayette) bill aiming to provide more low-income Hoosiers affordable treatment for cervical and breast cancer. “Senate Bill 554 would allow more low-income and uninsured Hoosiers to receive financial assistance for these cancer treatments while, at the […]

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