Screenings and prevention – those are the first words that come to mind for two Minden physicians when they think of breast cancer awareness.
October is breast cancer awareness month, and Dr. Denise Webb, family practitioner, and Dr. Clay Maraist, OB/GYN, say regular self-breast exams and knowing your body is key in prevention or early detection of breast cancer.
“The big age that we think of is 40,” Maraist said. “Usually at 40, it’s recommended that women get annual mammograms. That is the bread and butter of what we do for breast cancer screening.”
Webb says prevention is key, and a woman needs