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Don't Miss The BCDC Annual Meeting: 
Thursday, December 17 at 5:00 PM

All are welcome to attend and refreshments will be provided. New board members will be elected and the Board President will report of BCDC's activities.


Click here to see the impact of your
support in BCDC's 2014/2015 Annual Report.

Unable to attend? Still want to support BCDC? Click here to give a donation online.

Recap: Tomosynthesis Installation on The Truck!

 Thanks to your support! 
New Digital Breast Tomosynthesis technology was installed on BCDC's Mobile Mammography Truck. 
Tomosynthesis technology offers: greater accuracy, earlier detection, and fewer patient callbacks. 

Recap: Educational Programs

Jed Malan M.D. with North Star Radiology presented a mini-lecture entitled Making Sense of the Current Mammography Recommendations at BCDC. After addressing three differing recommendations, Malan advocated for annual mammograms for women age 40 and above. 

  In partnership with Moda Health, BCDC presented every FNSBSD elementary school counselor with the book "Mommy Found A Lump" by Nathalie G. Johnson M.D. Odette Butler BCDC Director led a group discussion on how it can be used to help children when their family experiences breast cancer.

Delivering Services - 

174 patients served in November!

  BCDC is now scheduling 2016 mobile mammography sites. Call 1-800-464-4577 to request breast cancer screening services delivery on-site in your community or at your place of business.


Weekend Appointments - 

  Schedule your appointment anytime Monday through Friday from 8AM - 5PM or: 

- Saturday, Dec. 5th


Medical Office For Rent - 

  Seeking a collaborative medical practice specializing in women's health to rent a 1812 sq. ft. medical office suite at 1905 Cowles Street in Fairbanks. 

Community Resources -

Pick.Click.Give. -

  Consider giving a portion of your Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend in support of BCDC. Filing begins January 1st, 2016. Click here for details.

Fred Meyer - 

  Sign up and link your rewards card to support the Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska and scan it when you shop at Fred MeyerClick here for details

Charitable Bequest - 

  Consider including a gift to BCDC in your will or living trust. With the help of an attorney, a charitable bequest is an easy flexible way to make a lasting impact. 

Amazon -

Link your AmazonSmile account to the Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska and 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases will be donated. Click here for details.

Live United -

   When you give, advocate, and volunteer in support of the United Way of The Tanana Valley your investment in our community sustains twenty-one member agencies including BCDC. 

Volunteer With BCDC -

   Your valuable time and energy is welcome at upcoming health fairs and community events. RSVP to: 

Thank You
November Donors - 

The Alaska Club
Cindy Benford
Kenzie Holbrook
Birchwood Homes
Breast Cancer Focus, Inc. 
Jacklynn Burbank
Cindy Cevasco
Diane Coughlan
Carol Dufendach
Fairbanks Rollergirls
Vanessa Garben
Lara Hartman-Poirrier
Karl Main*
Sandra McVeigh
Meander In B&B
Northwest Ford Dealers Advertising Association
North Pole Moose Lodge #306
Kimberly Price
Qikiqtagruk Inupiaq Youth Council
Melcyn Ramos*
Splash & Dash Car Wash Express
Darlene Webster

*Monthly Giving Club
**Legacy Giving Club


November In Pictures - 

Thank you UAF students Kenzie and Jacklynn for hosting a clothing swap and for donating $418 in proceeds to BCDC!

Thank you Splash and Dash Car Wash Express for donating $11,069 in proceeds from pink lava washes and punch cards to BCDC! 

Thank you Qikiqtagruk Inupiaq Youth Council for donating $72 in proceeds from selling pink carnations to BCDC! 

BCDC staff members provided information  about the survivability of breast cancer and the benefits of early detection at Eielson AFB.  

Patient Feedback
From November - 

" The atmosphere helped me be less anxious " 

" The new machine is a great asset "
" Excellent experience! "

" Very kind, knowledgeable, and informative "

" Thank you for seeing me within a week of calling "

" Thank you for making it as easy as possible "

" Very friendly, helpful, and engaging "

" The staff made me feel comfortable " 

" Very clean and professional "

" Thank you for all you do to promote breast health and awareness. Let's finish the fight! "

" Everyone was very nice " 

" The staff went above and beyond the call of duty to help me get my insurance information " 

" I come to BCDC because of the great way I am received and treated " 

" Thank you for very good service " 

" I very much appreciate this facility and have come to trust the providers as part of my health care plan " 

" The staff is very helpful "

" My experience was easy as possible "  

" Quick, professional, and pleasant visit " 

" Very nice people "

" You folks are doing a wonderful very necessary job and I appreciate it "

" Love your new exam room and machine " 

" Very comfortable facility and equipment "

" If you don't hear it enough, the kindness and compassion you show each individual is greatly appreciated " 

" Thanks for what BCDC strives to do! " 

" My mammogram didn't hurt as much "

" I will refer others to BCDC "

" Excellent customer service " 

" Welcoming " 

" I appreciated being accommodated on very short notice " 

" Thanks for making a stressful event a lot less stressful "
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