Latest breast disease Stories

2013-08-29 10:04:04

Here's a sobering fact for millions of young women heading back to school: The more alcohol they drink before motherhood, the greater their risk of future breast cancer. That's according to new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis that, for the first time, links increased breast cancer risk to drinking between early adolescence and first full-term pregnancy. Previous studies have looked at breast cancer risk and alcohol consumption later in life or at the...

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...

2012-10-25 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...

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