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2009-10-07 09:03:00

D.C.'s First Lady Michelle Cross Fenty and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Celebrate the Capital Breast Care Center WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Breast cancer. The District of Columbia has the second highest death rate from the disease in the nation.

2009-09-25 16:49:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United States. Early detection of breast cancer is crucial.

2009-09-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept 21 /PRNewswire/ -- One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United States. Early detection of breast cancer is crucial.

2009-07-23 07:00:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Yankelovich survey unveiled that although a large majority of women know there are simple steps they can take to support breast health, few women are taking the necessary actions.

2009-07-22 20:37:30

A large majority of women know there are simple steps they can take for better breast health, but not enough women are taking them, a U.S.

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2009-06-23 14:10:00

Intimate procedures such as breast exams, while a routine and critical part of medical care, are notoriously tough to teach.

2009-04-30 09:57:36

A brief intervention program – consisting of one counseling session and two follow-up phone calls – boosted by tenfold the number of women correctly performing breast self- exams. These are the findings of a Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research study in the American Journal of Health Promotion.

2009-04-29 23:01:00

Researchers conclude that intervention can be modified to teach self-screening techniques for other cancers. PORTLAND, Ore., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A brief intervention program - consisting of one counseling session and two follow-up phone calls - boosted by tenfold the number of women correctly performing breast self-exams.

2009-04-15 11:59:00

FRISCO, Texas, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (NBCF) has integrated text message reminders for breast exams and mammograms into its platform of services and education.

2009-03-23 13:15:00

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance commended Reps.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.