When I walked into the mammography office, I was walking right into my fear of the unknown. "I'm thinking of all the other women who went in for a routine checkup and this day changed their life. That’s what I’m really nervous about. I’m for real…terrified. It’s crazy," said Goodman. Kelly Flaucher is the Mammography Supervisor for WheatonFransican Healthcare, and she reminded me that it’s “ok to be nervous.” Kelly told me there would be two images taken of each breast…the radiologist will... More>>
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