MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center employees came together in an effort to educate the community about breast and gynecologic cancers, remember loved ones lost and encourage those who continue
Breast Cancer Stories
In 1995, when she was 48-years-old, Carolyn Reedy discovered a lump in her breast. Carolyn knew it was important to seek help since she had a strong family history of breast cancer.
In April 2010 at 59-years-old, Beatriz (Bea) Myers was performing a breast self-exam and found a lump on the lower part of her left breast. After a mammogram, it was discovered she had cancer.
Nurse practitioners can assess, diagnose, prescribe and treat a patient similar to a physician.
A father’s nose. A mother’s almond-shaped eyes. A grandmother’s curly brown hair. An uncle’s dimple on the left cheek. Everyone is born with genes that they inherited from their mother and father...