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Health Officials Urge Women to Stay Up-to-Date on Mammograms

Three-Time Cancer Survivor Katharine Chaney-Jones Advises Women to Stay Up-to-Date with Mammograms

Credit: Hugh McQuaid / CTNewsJunkie

Like many people, three-time cancer survivor Katharine Chaney-Jones fell behind in her preventative health care schedule during the pandemic. She was met with devastating news when she eventually had a mammogram conducted.

“I was afraid”, Chaney-Jones said Friday. “I finally scheduled it for this spring in 2022 and when I came in for my diagnostic mammogram, I discovered that I had cancer again. It was my third. Very overwhelming and very devastating because I had postponed and the cost of waiting played a part in it.”

Chaney-Jones, who spoke at Breast Cancer Awareness Month event at Bloomfield’s Jefferson Radiology, was happy to report she was once again cancer free, but she cautioned other women against procrastinating when it comes to cancer screening.

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