Breast Cancer

A look at routine breast cancer screenings for women [Video]

At 40 years old, it’s highly encouraged to receive your first mammogram. These routine screenings seem intimidating, but can help save the lives of countless women.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — There are a lot of emotions involved when receiving both your first mammogram, and each routine breast cancer screening thereafter.

The process can be stressful, but we didn’t have to go far to find the perfect patient. We followed our very own Ebony “Ebbie” Kendrick on her journey as she received her first screening.

“I’m probably more anxious than anything else, so there’s a whirlwind of emotions on the inside but I’m still trying to be real cool on the outside. I hope I’m going to be okay,” Ebbie said.

Ebbie couldn’t imagine the day would come where she would need to get her first mammogram. That’s because until her 40th birthday this year, being old enough to need a …

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