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2014-01-30 23:23:57

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation's Second Annual Campaign on 3-3-14 Supports Survivors, Patients and Research of Lesser-known Breast Cancer Norwood, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Kicking off a national campaign of grassroots, online and community events, The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation (http://www.tnbcfoundation.org) announced its Second Annual Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day (http://tnbcfoundation.org/tnbcday2014) will be held on Monday, March 3, 2014 — with...

Running Instead Of Walking May Increase Breast Cancer Survival
2014-01-29 12:48:48

Jon Weiner - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Previous studies have shown that breast cancer survivors who meet the current exercise recommendations (2.5 hours of moderate intensity physical activity per week) are at 25% lower risk for dying from breast cancer. New research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and reported in the International Journal of Cancer suggests that exceeding the recommendations may provide greater...

2014-01-18 23:04:08

In response to an article published by Medical Daily, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses how breast cancer cells, even after remission, have the ability to become brain cancer cells. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses breast cancer cells and their ability to travel to the brain and become brain cancer cells through...

2014-01-13 16:26:29

GILBERT, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Comprehensive Breast Program was recently granted a full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).This program is administered by the American College of Surgeons and the accreditation is for three years. Accreditation was granted to Banner MD Anderson's Comprehensive Breast Program for its commitment to providing the highest level of quality for breast care....

2014-01-10 08:20:22

USDA and FDA-approved pallets offer theft deterrence; benefit breast cancer awareness VIENNA, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastic pallets are often utilized in closed loop supply chain networks due to their rugged yet light-weight construction and extended service lives, but these same features make plastic pallets more vulnerable to theft. Pallet pool rental companies have long used red and blue color schemes to identify their pallets and prevent losses, but plastic pallet...

2014-01-07 23:23:08

Volumetric Breast Density Measurement Removes Subjectivity and Improves Breast Cancer Screening Process for Radiologists and Patients West Hartfod, CT (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Matakina International today announced that The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) is the first facility in Connecticut to adopt VolparaDensity™ breast imaging software, designed to help overcome the limitations of mammography to detect cancer in women with dense breasts. The Enterprise installation of HOCC...

2013-12-19 23:00:35

The Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina on Fort Myers Beach, Florida, made a charitable contribution to Partners for Breast Cancer Care, the only non-profit organization that funds breast care services for low-income, uninsured women and men of all ages in Lee County, Florida. Fort Myers Beach, Florida (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina on Fort Myers Beach, Florida, made a charitable contribution to Partners for Breast Cancer Care, the only non-profit...

2013-12-19 12:02:17

Survey of Americans suggests a lack of understanding of genetic risk following Jolie's public announcement of her preventive double mastectomy Angelina Jolie heightened awareness about breast cancer when she announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy. But a new study led by researchers in the University of Maryland School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health reveals that widespread awareness of Jolie's story did not...

2013-12-10 23:29:01

Komen West Michigan’s I'm Alive campaign raises awareness and funds to provide local organizations helping underserved area populations with grants for preventive resources. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Susan G. Komen West Michigan’s I’m Alive campaign kicks into high gear this month with a focus on African American health. It is estimated that over 40,000 women will be killed by breast cancer in the United States in 2013, with more than 1,300 of them...

Breast Cancer Risk Related To Changes In Breast Density As Women Get Older
2013-12-03 16:03:38

Radiological Society of North America Automated breast density measurement is predictive of breast cancer risk in younger women, and that risk may be related to the rate at which breast density changes in some women as they age, according to research being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Breast density, as determined by mammography, is already known to be a strong and independent risk factor for breast cancer. The American...