Press Release: BMC Celebrates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

To raise awareness of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bend Memorial Clinic has partnered up with local Bend florists.

During the month of October, every woman scheduled for a mammogram will receive flowers donated by All Occasion Flowers, Autry’s, Donners, Fred Meyer and Wildflowers.

According to the American Cancer Society, an over 178,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to occur among women in the United States during 2008. Over 40,000 women will die from breast cancer and around 2,000 men will be diagnosed and 450 men will die of breast cancer during 2008.

To schedule a mammogram, please call the Bend Memorial Clinic appointment center at 541-382-2811.