Put On Your Pink for


The annual, national Breast Cancer Awareness Month does so many good things. It raises funds for research and support, educates the public and brings millions together on a mission to find a cure.

Talk to your doctor about what is the best age for you to begin having a mammogram and the frequency of follow-up testing. Don’t forget that Pearson covers preventive screenings ,which includes mammograms, at 100% with no copay. That’s right—it’s free so, follow your doctor’s advice and be tested at no cost to you.

Dr. Joe Explains… How Breast Cancer
is Like a Dandelion

By Dr. Joseph Hofmeister, Dr. Erin Macrae
Dr. Joe Explains (publisher) | 2017–232 pages

Oncologist and Hematologist, Dr. Joe Hofmeister focuses on treating the whole patient. Dr. Joe learned that much of his patients’ fear came from a lack of knowledge and understanding about their medical condition, so he created simple, helpful ways to explain it.