Loren Ridinger's What Your Mammogram Won't Tell You on Huffington Post
My new column for the Huffington Post is out today and I am grateful to have a platform for sharing such a personal story and the importance of breast cancer awareness. In "What Your Mammogram Won't Tell You" I share my journey of finding a lump in my breast back in August to having surgery in October to now, speaking with the best doctors I can find to make a decision about the future. Please click "LIKE" on my "What Your Mammogram Won't Tell You" post and spread the word. You know your body better than anyone else; please be persistent when it comes to your health. It could save your life.
The madness started at the end of August when I discovered a lump in my breast. It wasn't the typical small lump that I have had before; this one was big, much bigger. I was a year late for this checkup, but wasn't concerned, as my last checkup was perfect. I made an appointment to have a diagnostic mammogram. What's the difference between a diagnostic mammogram and a traditional mammogram? It's not always covered by insurance and you need a physician's prescription for it, but it can save your life so don't even think about that. Click here to finish reading my story.