October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

​​​​​​​​​​​October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but it's an important topic year-round. Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in women, but thanks to earlier detection, better treatments, and ongoing clinical research, more women are becoming breast cancer survivors every year.

In celebration of all breast cancer survivors and to raise awareness of screening and treatment options, The Christ Hospital Health Network shares these resources and stories of recovery to educate and inspire you on your care journey.

​​Featured Articles

Beyond the Mammogram: Genetic Counseling & Testing for Breast Cancer​

Regular mammograms are an extremely effective way to detect breast cancer at its earliest stages, but some women are getting a new look at their future breast health through genetic testing. Dr. Be Saito and genetic counselor Corrie Fabelo explain who can benefit, and how a DNA test prompted one woman to take bold action.​​

Genetic Testing Shines New Light on Breast Cancer Risks​

​Breast cancer can show up as a pattern in your family history. Q102’s Jennifer Fritsch talks with breast surgeon Dr. Jennifer Manders about genetic counseling and testing and what it can reveal about breast cancer risks.

Man shares his breast cancer survival story​

John Hall has had quite a journey to recovery, but he admits when he was first diagnosed, he didn’t know the early warning signs or that men could even get breast cancer.

Busting Breast Cancer Myths

​Think you know the facts on breast health and breast cancer? Check out what Q102's Jennifer Fritsch learned from breast expert Julie Specht, MD, to make sure you know what's fact and what's fiction. ​​

Getting Ready for Your Mammogram

Your mammogram can be easier and more comfortable with a little preparation. This checklist of what to do before and the day of your exam will help.

They Found Something in My Mammogram... Now What?

If something abnormal was found in your mammogram, it might not be cancer. Find out your next steps and what else it could be. 

The ‘Breasties’ – Best Friends, Diagnosed Days Apart, Survive Breast Cancer Together

From meeting in third grade to traveling the world, Leanne and Lauren have been through it all together. Revealing they both had breast cancer would take their friendship to a new level and give them a new perspective on what it means to be living.​

How the High Risk Cancer Screening Clinic Saves Lives: Paula's Story

Patient Paula Haney knew she was at an increased risk of developing breast cancer, so she turned to the experts at the High Risk Cancer Clinic. 

Fighting Breast Cancer with Optimism and Expert Care: Katie's Story

Katie Marshall shares her breast cancer journey and how optimism and expert care she received at The Christ Hospital helped her defeat cancer.

Flax: The Wonder Seed + Cinna-Muffin in a Mug Recipe

Flaxseed is an ancient grain and super food with many health benefits -even fighting against breast cancer cell growth. Get started adding it to your diet with our Flax Cinna-Muffin-in-a-Mug recipe!

Move Beyond Surviving Offers Free Excursions to Support Breast Cancer Survivors

Kelly McLean, MD, a breast surgical oncologist with The Christ Hospital, founded the nonprofit to get survivors into nature to heal from the emotional, physical, and mental effects of breast cancer.


Featured Services

Schedule Your Screening Mammogram Online

Has it been a year or more since your last screening mammogram? Online scheduing makes it easier than ever to book your appointment at one of our seven convenient locations throughout Greater Cincinnati. 

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment​​​

Learn about when you should be screened for breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Care

From genetic testing to minimially invasive breast surgery and reconstruction, you can find the treatments and support you need to gain the upper hand against breast cancer.

Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Care Collaborative

The Christ Hospital has teamed up with the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Care Collaborative, bringing together some of the world's brightest minds in cancer treatment to improve quality and outcomes.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month From earlier detection to innovative new treatments, our women's health experts are doing Everything It Takes to raise awareness of the impact of breast cancer.

​​​​​​​​​​​October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but it's an important topic year-round. Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in women, but thanks to earlier detection, better treatments, and ongoing clinical research, more women are becoming breast cancer survivors every year.

In celebration of all breast cancer survivors and to raise awareness of screening and treatment options, The Christ Hospital Health Network shares these resources and stories of recovery to educate and inspire you on your care journey.

​​Featured Articles

Beyond the Mammogram: Genetic Counseling & Testing for Breast Cancer​

Regular mammograms are an extremely effective way to detect breast cancer at its earliest stages, but some women are getting a new look at their future breast health through genetic testing. Dr. Be Saito and genetic counselor Corrie Fabelo explain who can benefit, and how a DNA test prompted one woman to take bold action.​​

Genetic Testing Shines New Light on Breast Cancer Risks​

​Breast cancer can show up as a pattern in your family history. Q102’s Jennifer Fritsch talks with breast surgeon Dr. Jennifer Manders about genetic counseling and testing and what it can reveal about breast cancer risks.

Man shares his breast cancer survival story​

John Hall has had quite a journey to recovery, but he admits when he was first diagnosed, he didn’t know the early warning signs or that men could even get breast cancer.

Busting Breast Cancer Myths

​Think you know the facts on breast health and breast cancer? Check out what Q102's Jennifer Fritsch learned from breast expert Julie Specht, MD, to make sure you know what's fact and what's fiction. ​​

Getting Ready for Your Mammogram

Your mammogram can be easier and more comfortable with a little preparation. This checklist of what to do before and the day of your exam will help.

They Found Something in My Mammogram... Now What?

If something abnormal was found in your mammogram, it might not be cancer. Find out your next steps and what else it could be. 

The ‘Breasties’ – Best Friends, Diagnosed Days Apart, Survive Breast Cancer Together

From meeting in third grade to traveling the world, Leanne and Lauren have been through it all together. Revealing they both had breast cancer would take their friendship to a new level and give them a new perspective on what it means to be living.​

How the High Risk Cancer Screening Clinic Saves Lives: Paula's Story

Patient Paula Haney knew she was at an increased risk of developing breast cancer, so she turned to the experts at the High Risk Cancer Clinic. 

Fighting Breast Cancer with Optimism and Expert Care: Katie's Story

Katie Marshall shares her breast cancer journey and how optimism and expert care she received at The Christ Hospital helped her defeat cancer.

Flax: The Wonder Seed + Cinna-Muffin in a Mug Recipe

Flaxseed is an ancient grain and super food with many health benefits -even fighting against breast cancer cell growth. Get started adding it to your diet with our Flax Cinna-Muffin-in-a-Mug recipe!

Move Beyond Surviving Offers Free Excursions to Support Breast Cancer Survivors

Kelly McLean, MD, a breast surgical oncologist with The Christ Hospital, founded the nonprofit to get survivors into nature to heal from the emotional, physical, and mental effects of breast cancer.

Featured Services

Schedule Your Screening Mammogram Online

Has it been a year or more since your last screening mammogram? Online scheduing makes it easier than ever to book your appointment at one of our seven convenient locations throughout Greater Cincinnati. 

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment​​​

Learn about when you should be screened for breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Care

From genetic testing to minimially invasive breast surgery and reconstruction, you can find the treatments and support you need to gain the upper hand against breast cancer.

Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Care Collaborative

The Christ Hospital has teamed up with the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Care Collaborative, bringing together some of the world's brightest minds in cancer treatment to improve quality and outcomes.

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