Colorectal Cancer, Delayed Diagnosis, and Litigation

By Margot Heffernan, MLS Colon, or colorectal cancer originates in either the large intestine (colon) or the rectum (the last 4-6 inches of  the colon). With the exception of skin cancer, it is the third most common cancer diagnosed in men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will …

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Breast Cancer Histology, Mammography, and Litigation

By Margot Heffernan, MLS The architecture of breast tissue is not homogenous, as it is made up of lobules, ducts, fat and connective tissue. These distinct tissue types define the histology, or structure of the breasts. Breast cancer usually originates in either the ducts or lobes. Breast cancer histology helps to determine treatment choices for …

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Breast Cancer Mammography and Litigation

By Margot Heffernan, MLS Many disturbing facts about breast cancer have become familiar and mundane threads of information woven into the collective health consciousness. News coverage is replete with statistics about a woman’s alarming 1 in 8 lifetime risk of developing breast cancer. And although lung cancer claims more women’s lives, most harbor an immediate, …

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Margot Heffernan presented with the 2012 Tutor Merit Award

Margot Heffernan accepts the Tutor Merit Award from the Skyline Literacy Coalition

On Saturday, May 19, 2012, the Skyline Literacy Coalition of Harrisonburg/Rockingham County presented Margot Heffernan with the Tutor Merit Award.  Margot was nominated because of her dedication to her past and present students. Her work with ESOL classes shows her commitment to her students and to literacy in the Harrisonburg/Rockingham community. Skyline Literacy recognizes Margot’s …

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What sets us apart from traditional tutoring services?

Margot is an experienced writer who understands the structure of the English language very well and is able to convey ideas in a clear and understandable way. Equally important to Margot’s unique service is her ability to successfully interact with a wide variety of people. Margot has worked closely with different age groups and individuals …

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