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2013-07-25 23:28:05

Nationally-renowned New Jersey breast center suggests there is much more to good breast health than genetic testing to reduce risk of breast cancer. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 In June of 2013, actress Angelina Jolie announced that a genetic screening test revealed she carried a BRCA 1 genetic mutation that elevated her chances of developing breast or ovarian cancer. Her decision to undergo a double mastectomy created a storm of awareness and controversy about genetic testing and...

2013-06-08 23:02:44

The Shady Grove Breast Center joins the select group of centers in Maryland to offer 3D tomosynthesis for breast cancer screening. Breast tomosynthesis helps radiologists identify and characterize individual breast structures without the confusion of overlapping tissue. Rockville, Maryland June (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 Women who undergo routine mammograms at the Shady Grove Breast Center now have the latest screening and diagnostic technology available to them. The Shady Grove Breast Center...

2013-02-11 23:04:58

Clarity ForeCYTE Breast Health Test hailed at Pri-Med South Annual Conference for increasing early detection of precancerous breast conditions. Fort Lauderdale. FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 Dr. Mardi Bishop, Pri-Med attendee and cancer survivor has hailed ForeCYTE Breast Health Test as an invaluable tool in the war on breast cancer. The test was officially introduced on February 8 at the Broward County Convention Center in South Florida and promises to deliver a severe blow to female breast...

2013-01-31 23:00:12

The CT Breast Health Initiative, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to supporting local breast cancer research and education, is seeking individuals from across the State to help 'Color Connecticut Pink.' The goal is to attract one Ambassador from each of Connecticut´s 169 towns to help increase awareness of and support for local breast cancer research with the ultimate goal of working towards finding a cure for breast cancer. New Britain, Conn. (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 The CT Breast...

2012-11-30 08:23:55

JOHANNESBURG, November 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "It may be difficult for people in the United States or Europe to believe this but in South Africa, there are millions of people who have never heard of breast cancer," states Noelene Kotschan, founder and CEO of PinkDrive. Kotschan has travelled internationally as a speaker on breast cancer education and awareness strategies and how these can flourish as a support to state-funded health programmes in low-resource settings....

2012-10-25 04:03:13

Local Mammography Activists, Mammo Mamas, launch a website to spread breast health awareness to the public. Durango, CO (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 The forerunners in Mammography education and Breast Health Education, Mammo Mamas, are preparing to launch a education-based interactive website this October. According to recent studies by the American Cancer Society, more than 65% of women experience fears and doubts when it comes to getting their annual mammogram. With over 20 years experience...

2012-10-17 11:24:28

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital today announced the launch of its comprehensive high risk breast program, the only one in Northern California. The program, a collaboration between the Women's Hospital, Genomic Medicine Institute, Cancer Center and Imaging Services, aims to identify women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer at some point in their lifetime and help them manage their risk or the resulting diagnosis. "Approximately 3-6% of...

2012-10-11 11:25:54

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its national philanthropy, breast cancer education and awareness, the ZTA Foundation launched www.takechargethinkpink.com in September 2012 to help women take proactive steps in maintaining their health. The new website was designed to offer the opportunity for women of all ages to sign up for monthly breast health email reminders as well as an annual mammogram or clinical breast exam reminder. The website not only...

2012-10-07 23:00:24

ImplantInfo applauds ℠timely´ Breast Cancer Awareness Month official launch of WhatNext social network by SPANX Co-Founder and the ACS Park City, UT (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 SPANX Co-Founder and Former COO David Wasilewski has launched social network WhatNext.com with help from The American Cancer Society. The site works to connect people to share information about cancer. “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” says Shawn Miele for ImplantInfo. “It´s...

2012-09-26 06:24:25

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planned Parenthood, the nation's leading women's health care provider and advocate, is encouraging women under 40 to take control of their breast health during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "Early detection saves lives," said Dr. Deborah Nucatola, senior director of medical services, Planned Parenthood Federation of America. "Women under 40 too often aren't aware of their own breast health, dismiss a lump as something that...