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Carson Tahoe Health Collaborates with Carson and Douglas High Schools to Commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In support of breast cancer awareness this October, Carson Tahoe Health has donated pink athletic socks for Carson and Douglas High School’s football players to dawn for their big rivalry game October 25. Pink was chosen as it is the signature color for breast cancer, representing hope & healing for so many. Research has shown one in eight women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. “Encouraging our local high schools to be part of a worldwide health campaign like breast cancer awareness is just one way to get students involved,” says Michelle Joy, Chief Operating Officer at Carson Tahoe Health. “It’s also an excellent way to educate the community regarding breast cancer.” It’s true …

Carson Tahoe Kicks Off 2018 Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) will celebrate its 17th annual Think Pink kick-off for breast cancer awareness on Monday, October 1. Red’s Old 395 Grill will once again host the event from 5 – 7 PM in Carson City. The event is free to attend and individuals wearing a Carson Tahoe Think Pink T-shirt (any year) will receive free appetizers courtesy of Red’s. Short-sleeved t-shirts can be purchased for a $10 suggested donation and long-sleeved for $15 at various CTH locations and at the event. This year’s raffle grand prize is $500 cash thanks to our generous sponsor Tahoe Carson Radiology. 100% of proceeds from all Think Pink T-shirts, specialty drinks, and raffle sales will go to the Carson Tahoe Foundation …

Think About Your Breast Health & Get Checked This Month!

October is the national Breast Cancer Awareness month, and for you ladies living in the Carson, Reno and Tahoe areas, Carson Tahoe Health is offering discounted digital mammography for uninsured and underinsured cash pay patients throughout the month of October. Discount prices range from $75-$100, with prices varying based on location. Preventative breast health is one of the most proactive measures women can take when it comes to their health. Carson Tahoe Health understands that in today’s busy world, women have the tendency to put themselves last when it comes to their own health. This month, it is our goal to help empower women to take charge of their health by being aware of the risk factors that can lead …

Early Detection is the Best Defense Against Breast Cancer

Radiologist, Dr. Betsy Card talk about the importance of mammograms.

Busting Breast Cancer Myths

Check out these common myths about breast cancer and the truth behind them.