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2014-07-09 23:10:03

SonoCine AWBUS ultrasound technology is specifically designed to detect small invasive breast cancers in women with dense-breasts and in women with breast implants…which are often missed by traditional mammography. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Joan Lunden was recently interviewed on Good Morning America and announced to the world she has breast cancer. She went on to share that she has dense breast tissue and was thankful for the ultrasound testing, which is what detected her...

2014-02-21 23:21:11

What To Do About The New Controversies Regarding Mammograms Thousand Oaks, California (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The controversy about screening mammogram rages on. Last week, the Canadian National Breast Screening Study published its conclusion that "annual mammography in women aged 40-59 does not reduce mortality from breast cancer beyond that of physical examination." Some people may interpret this result as women don't need mammogram anymore. On the other hand, we have...

Breast Cancer Mortality Not Reduced By Annual Screening
2014-02-12 13:25:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a recent study published on bmj.com, annual screening may not help prevent women from dying from breast cancer. Canadian researchers found in a 25-year study that annual breast cancer screenings of women between ages 40 and 59-years-old did not reduce mortality rate from the condition. The team compared breast cancer incidence and mortality up to 25 years in over 89,000 women who did or did not undergo mammography...

2013-10-12 23:03:30

Breast cancer is a major public health issue for all women, including women with disabilities. AAHD is urging women with disabilities to ask themselves one question: When did I have my last clinical breast exam and mammogram - if the answer is I do not remember, then the time ot schedule is NOW! Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) calls on Women with Disabilities to Schedule Clinical Breast Exam and Mammogram during Breast Cancer...

2013-10-10 23:01:16

The Center for Primary Care is observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by offering preventative tips. Evans, GA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Center for Primary Care is spreading awareness by reminding people of some preventative measures that can be taken. Breast cancer is the second-leading cancer in women, exceeded only by lung cancer. It is 100 times less common among men. When detected early, the five-year survival rate is 98 percent....

2013-10-03 23:32:54

Local Home Care Company offers tips for Early Detection Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Breast Cancer affects women more than any type of cancer. Because October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Home Helpers and Direct Link of Broward and Palm Beach is educating the local community on the symptoms of breast cancer and the importance of early detection. According to the American Cancer Society, there are many symptoms that can indicate possible breast cancer. These include...

2013-10-01 23:04:04

Family doctors, internists provide comprehensive women’s breast care. McHenry, IL (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 To help find breast cancer in its earliest stages, a woman should receive an annual clinical breast examination from a physician. If a woman is not under the care of a gynecologist, she can receive this exam from her family doctor or internist. “Family doctors and internists are highly skilled providers of clinical breast examinations,” said Lynn Griesmaier, a nurse and breast...


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  • A spider.
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