October is all about breast health at clinic

WELLNESS—Nurse Mary Jane Jones, left, and Dr. Neil Shocket study a chart Oct. 14 at the Conejo Free Clinic in Thousand Oaks. MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers

Early in Teresa Seeley’s career, a 42-year-old woman came into her office with a lump in her breast. She told Seeley she had been ignoring it for a while.

When Seeley asked the woman why she had waited to seek treatment, she said that if it was cancer she didn’t know how she was going to pay for it.

“She found a lump and waited. It w...

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