From surgeon to survivor: Breast specialist offers unique insight into treatment of breast cancer

FRANKLIN, Tenn.—One in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Those are odds breast surgeon Rebecca Baskin, M.D., knows all too well. At age 36, the Franklin provider was diagnosed with stage 2A breast cancer. “I’d never been on the other side, and it’s a scary place to […]

Study shows death rates from breast cancer are declining, thanks in part to early detection

The American Cancer Society has just released some new figures on breast cancer death rates and the news is very promising. The report finds that death rates from breast cancer in the United States dropped 39 percent between 1989 and 2015. According to the report, that translates to 322,600 deaths that have been avoided during […]

WMC sponsors fashion shows for breast cancer patients, survivors in Murfreesboro, Franklin

FRANKLIN, Tenn.–Williamson Medical Center is proud to help make one of the most unique fashion shows in Middle Tennessee possible. The “ABC Heroes in Heels” show allows dozens of local breast cancer survivors to walk the runway. This month, shows will be held in Murfreesboro and Franklin. The events are put together by the “After […]