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2014-03-25 23:36:23

CBCC, a Comprehensive Breast Care Center of CDI Miami, announces the types of breast biopsies they now offer. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Several breast biopsy procedures are used to obtain a tissue sample from the breast. A particular procedure may be recommended based on the size, location, and other characteristics of a concerning breast abnormality, especially if it is not clear why the abnormality exists. There are several types of breast biopsies. CBCC, a Comprehensive Breast...

2014-01-13 23:24:11

CBCC, the Comprehensive Breast Care Center in Miami announces new options in surgical breast lump removal. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 The Comprehensive Breast Care Center, a preferred breast MRI guided biopsy Miami facility, announces additional procedures to remove harden lumps discovered during routine breast examinations. When a suspicious lump is discovered during an examination, physicians usually request additional tests to determine if the lump should be removed. If...

2010-09-16 09:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cora Wallace was 37 when she discovered a lump in her right breast. She was newly divorced, raising two children, and was scared to death. Before she called her doctor, Wallace started researching breast cancer options on the internet. According to TMD Limited, a medical tourism company, over half of the 750,000 Americans who travel overseas for medical treatment find clinics through the web. "I didn't tell anyone," Wallace said. "I wanted to do...

2010-04-30 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS and PALO ALTO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAK Surgical, Inc. today announced positive results from two of its ongoing PRECISE Clinical Studies (Pulsed Plasma Radiofrequency to ReduCe Thermal Injury and Improve Surgical HEaling) demonstrating the clinical benefits of using the PEAK PlasmaBlade® tissue dissection device during lumpectomy for the diagnosis of breast cancer. The study findings were presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the American...

2009-12-02 11:31:55

Targeted breast ultrasound of suspicious areas of the breast, including lumps, is a safe, reliable and cost-effective alternative to invasive biopsies for women under age 40, according to the findings of two studies presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "By performing high-quality breast ultrasound, we can reduce the number of expensive and avoidable invasive diagnostic procedures in young women," said senior author Constance D. Lehman,...

2009-12-01 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Targeted breast ultrasound of suspicious areas of the breast, including lumps, is a safe, reliable and cost-effective alternative to invasive biopsies for women under age 40, according to the findings of two studies presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "By performing high-quality breast ultrasound, we can reduce the number of expensive and avoidable invasive diagnostic procedures in young...

2009-06-25 11:08:09

If a lump is found in the breast of an adolescent girl, she often will undergo an excisional biopsy.However, breast cancer is rare in adolescents, and the vast majority of teenage breast lumps turn out to be benign masses that are related to hormones.A recent Loyola University Health System study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology suggests that a breast ultrasound examination might eliminate the need for biopsy in many cases.Loyola radiologists performed ultrasound...

2009-06-25 00:16:29

U.S. researchers suggest an ultrasound examination might eliminate the need for some teenage girls to get a biopsy to detect breast cancer. Dr. Aruna Vade of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine said if a lump is found in the breast of an adolescent girl, she often will undergo an excisional biopsy. However, breast cancer is rare in adolescents, and the vast majority of teenage breast lumps turn out to be benign masses that are related to hormones, said Vade, the lead author...

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2008-09-15 09:25:00

A new survey conducted by Breakthrough Breast Cancer, Britain's leading breast cancer charity, has found that only 35% of women regularly check their breasts for signs of cancer, and 23% never or seldom do.  The survey included 2,005 women between the ages of 18 and 64, and found that nearly 4 in 10 (37%) who reported not regularly examining their breasts did not know how to perform the checks or what signs or to look for.  Breast cancer is Britain's most common form of cancer,...

2008-08-20 18:00:52

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- National Instruments has selected the Visica 2(TM) Treatment System as the Humanitarian Application of the Year at the first-ever Graphical System Design Achievement Awards held recently as part of the NIWeek conference in Austin, Texas. The Visica System is a minimally invasive cryotechnology device cleared for market by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of fibroadenomas, a common benign breast condition found in at least...


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