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What is a mammogram and how often do women need to get screened?

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on October 21, 2021

A mammogram is a specialized X-ray test of the breast to detect abnormalities that could put you at risk for cancer, which could be breast cancer or other breast irregularities. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, learn more about why regular screenings are so crucial.

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Learn how one breast oncologist is supporting patient outcomes through innovation and passion

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on October 19, 2021

Dr. Amy Comander, MD, Director of Breast Oncology and Survivorship, Mass General Cancer Center in Waltham and Newton-Wellesley, is committed to making a difference in patients' lives every day. She does this through education, cutting-edge research, and innovative programs that supports women and families impacted by a breast cancer diagnosis. Continue reading to learn how the MGH Cancer Center supports patient outcomes.

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What one oncologist wants you to know during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on October 14, 2021

Amy Comander, MD specializes in the care of women with breast cancer at the Mass General Cancer Center in Waltham and Newton-Wellesley. Learn more about Dr. Comander and the life-changing work she participates in each day to support those impacted by a breast cancer diagnosis from treatment to survivorship.

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A team-based approach leads to greater confidence for girl with Down syndrome

Posted by Mass General Brigham on October 12, 2021

At 12 years old, Dayanara Benitez is a dynamic, cheerful girl with unmatched confidence and a love for dance. And according to her mother, Wendy, the Down Syndrome Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) has made a major difference in Dayanara’s life. The program has helped foster confidence and taught both Dayanara and her family how to truly thrive.

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Meet Grace VanDyck: Customer Service Week Spotlight

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on October 07, 2021

In recognition of National Customer Service Week, we want to take this momentous opportunity to celebrate the critical work of our customer service team. Every day they educate and support our members through care and coverage. This week, get to know just one of our incredible customer service representatives, Grace VanDyck. When we asked Grace what makes a good customer service professional, she humbly responded, "empathy and a good listener." Continue reading for the full interview.

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Topics: Mass General Brigham, Members, Brokers, Employers, Employee spotlight