Louisville Magazine

OCT 2014

Louisville Magazine is Louisville's city magazine, covering Louisville people, lifestyles, politics, sports, restaurants, entertainment and homes. Includes a monthly calendar of events.

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1 0 2 0 1 4 B r e a s t H e a l t h S e c t i o n Special Advertising Section Whether you have a benign breast condition or a breast cancer diagnosis, making decisions about the best treatment options can be overwhelming. At KentuckyOne Health, we want our patients to have the knowledge and support they need to make decisions regarding their care. KentuckyOne Health Breast Care Advocates work with patients at all KentuckyOne Health locations. Our Breast Care Advocates are resources, friends, guides and confdantes to our patients. They act as educators, care coordinators, system navigators and community ambassadors to improve the experience for each breast health patient. During the critical time after diagnosis, our advocates are in constant communication with the patient. They provide answers and help to both the patient and the patient's loved ones. The breast care advocate team consists of a dedicated registered nurse as well as a social worker that works closely with a team of physicians to provide our patients with optimal care. Our advocates are a support system for our patient and their families, and they provide A Guide When You Need it Most a streamlined connection to KentuckyOne Health physicians, community support resources and needed services throughout the patient's journey from diagnosis, treatment and into survivorship. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, but with early detection, the fve-year survival rate is up to 98 percent. Mammograms are an important tool in early detection. The American Cancer Society recommends yearly mammograms for women 40 and over. KentuckyOne Health provides more access for digital mammography than any other health system in Kentucky. Locations include Jewish Hospital, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, Medical Center Jewish East, Medical Center Jewish South, Medical Center Jewish Southwest, Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, Flaget Memorial Hospital, James Graham Brown Cancer Center (and Mobile Van), Total Woman, Partners in Women's Health, Louisville OBGYN Associates, Louisville Physicians for Women, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Martin and Saint Joseph Mount Sterling. For more information, or to fnd a mammography location near you, visit kentuckyonehealth.org/mammogram.

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