Breast Cancer

Midlands Cares: Breast Cancer Awareness

Tyler Ryan learns about breast cancer, including the causes and treatments

ELGIN SC (WOLO) — Impacting 1 in 8 women in their lifetime, breast cancer  is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells, which occurs as a result of changes in the genes responsible for keeping cells healthy.  According to MUSC Health Mammography Coordinator Wanda Malliniski, breast cancer invades the breast and at some point, it will metastasize meaning that will leave…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, signs and support

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)—October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. One percent of men will also be diagnosed with breast cancer. “Early detection is key. So we recommend any woman who is 40 or older get an annual mammogram. And then if you’re under 40 we…