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Breast Cancer Month Specials


  Lakeview Regional Medical Center (95 E. Fairway Drive, Covington, 985-867-3800; www.lakeviewregional.com, is commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by offering digital mammographies and bone density scans for $50 each during the month of October. A screening breast MRI is $475.

  The hospital also is hosting a Breast Cancer Wellness Workshop from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 21, in honor of National Mammogram Day. At the workshop, Dr. Marilyn Pelias will discuss breast health and early diagnosis of breast diseases at 1 p.m., followed at 2 p.m. by Dr. Kelly Burkenstock, who will talk about disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment and other women's health issues.

  To register for the workshop or to schedule a mammogram or bone density screening, call (985) 867-4019.

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