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Positive attitude helps cancer battle

October 20, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Tammy Hall is now fundraising to buy digital mammography machine
WINDOM According to Tammy Hall of Windom, attitude is everything when it comes to a battle, which is why she surrounded herself with positive people when she was diagnosed with breast cancer last winter. Continue Reading

SWMC receives $585K grant

February 2, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Money from Helmsley trust funds digital mammography
WORTHINGTON Sanford Worthington Medical Center (SWMC) will soon be able to offer state-of-the-art mammography services, thanks to a $585,000 donation from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. The grant is one of the largest health care donations in the Worthington community and the largest donation in the history of SWMC. Continue Reading&

Digital mammography reaches Worthington

January 30, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Digital machines allow for better breast cancer detection
WORTHINGTON “Lift your chin a bit now turn your head toward me a little more. That’s it. That looks great.”
The radiologic technician is directive but reassuring as she positions her patient, a woman in her mid-40s, for her annual mammogram. Continue Reading