McLeod Physicians Raise Breast Cancer Awareness


Dr. Ravneet Bajwa talks with Ken Ard by skype about improvements in breast cancer treatment and detection at McLeod.

McLeod Breast Surgeon Dr. Amy Murrell and McLeod Oncologist Dr. Ravneet Bajwa were guests on the Live 95 “Good Morning Pee Dee” radio show hosted by Ken Ard on Thursday, October 11.

Dr. Murrell discussed with Ard recent advancements that have been made in breast cancer treatment options for women and advantages of having chemotherapy before surgery. She also shared details with listeners about the McLeod for Health Florence Open USTA Women’s Professional Tennis Tournament that begins October 14th and runs through the 21st. The tournament benefits Susan G. Komen South Carolina.

Ard also interviewed Dr. Bajwa about breast cancer being the number one cancer diagnosis at McLeod each year and how research and 3D technology is improving breast cancer survival. She added that at McLeod there is a team approach involved in caring for breast cancer patients and how the medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, radiologists and pathologists meet each week to discuss each breast cancer patient’s case.