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The Breast Place Joins the Barrier Island Komen Grant Efforts

The Breast Place has joined the efforts by Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic to receive a Komen grant. Dr. Jennifer Beatty of The Breast Place serves as a volunteer physician with the clinic.

May 16, 2012 - PRLog -- The Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic is a recent recipient of a grant from the Lowcountry Affiliate of Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure for 2012-2013 in the amount of $33,943.50.   The program goal,  "All Woman are Worthy of Care-Breast Health Initiative," is to use nurse case management to improve breast health for the patients served by the clinic by providing screening mammograms and diagnostic follow up of abnormal mammograms at no charge to 200 patients.
   Dr. Jennifer Beatty of The Breast Place serves as a volunteer physician with the clinic. She reviews abnormal breast reports, recommends a plan of care, and provides follow up breast exams and procedures at no charge to the patient. “Providing comprehensive care for the women facing a breast health issue without a healthcare payer source is important to me,” says Beatty. Wanda Lefler-Weart of the Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic states, “The staff at the Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic is excited about this grant and we are most appreciative of Dr. Beatty’s contributions to women and their families. It does take all of us to demonstrate that all women are worthy of care.  Dr. Beatty not only understands the concept but practices it.”
    The Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic’s mission to understand and serve the health and wellness needs of the medically underserved and their households, who live or work on Johns, Wadmalaw or James Islands.
    The Breast Place is a multidisciplinary team that specializes in both malignant and benign breast disease. For more information, log onto thebreastplacesc.com.

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