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Miami Valley Hospital South Plans Mammo Mixer

(Dayton, OH) March 3, 2010 – On March 18 from 5 -8 p.m., Miami Valley South Hospital will host a "Mammo Mixer," designed to encourage women to get their annual mammogram. The "Mammo Mixer" will feature complimentary spa services and refreshments as well as free gifts for each participant.  Radio personality Kristi Leigh of Mix 107.7 will emcee the event.

"This type of gathering makes getting a mammogram a social event, rather than a scary one," says Kathy McCarthy, manager of Miami Valley Hospital Breast Centres. "Women who attend can mix and mingle with other women while taking an important step in there breast care."

In the United States one woman is diagnosed with breast cancer evey three minutes. Research shows that a screening mammogram is one of the most reliable tools doctors have right now for diagnosing breast cancer and early detection offers a woman the best chance for a cure.

The "Mammo Mixer" is a first for Miami Valley Hospital South. A reservation is required. Call 877-MVH-HLTH.