BEND, Ore. -

In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bend Memorial Clinic has partnered with local florists to reinforce the importance of regular mammograms.

During the month of October, every woman scheduled for a digital mammogram will receive flowers donated by All Occasion Flowers, Autry’s, Donner Flower Shop, Fred Meyer and Wild Flowers.

Every three minutes, a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.Although breast cancer is a real threat, there are many ways to prevent and treat this disease.

In fact, 96 percent of women who find and treat breast cancer early will be cancer-free after five years.

 Bend Memorial Clinic offers a TotalCareTM approach to preventing and treating breast cancer through a collaboration of Providers representing Family Medicine, Imaging, Surgery, and Oncology.

To schedule a digital mammogram or an annual exam, call the Bend Memorial Clinic appointment center at 541-382-4900.

 About Bend Memorial Clinic

Bend Memorial Clinic includes more than 100 providers representing 30 specialties including Urgent Care, Primary/Specialty Care and Clinical Services. With five locations throughout the Central Oregon Region, BMC is the largest multi-specialty group east of the Cascades and provides quality, convenient healthcare known as TotalCare™. The Clinic has provided primary and specialty care since 1946. For more information, please visit www.bendmemorialclinic.com