Learning to navigate a breast cancer diagnosis

The SAMC Sweet Tea Society’s first Sip & Learn event for this fiscal year was held 2330SweetTea310x153 at The Depot off Main on November 7. More than 40 participants attended the event. SAMC Radiologist Julia Alexander, MD was the guest speaker; her topic was Breast Cancer is Never a Journey You Should Take By Yourself. She stressed the importance of women getting mammograms, early detection and treatment options for breast cancer, genetic testing and SAMC’s nurse navigation program. In the photo, Debra Stringer of the Southeast Regional Screening Program (SRSP) discusses how the SRSP benefits rural Wiregrass communities.