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More Benefits Than Risks In Mammograms For AT-risk Women In Their 40s
2012-05-02 09:18:26

Image Credit: Photos.com --- Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Researchers recently found that there are more advantages than disadvantages related to breast screening mammograms for women in their 40s who have a higher risk of having breast cancer. The report also states that digital mammography provides more harm than good when compared to film mammography. The study pulled data from the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC), the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling...

2012-03-21 14:15:25

Expensive but could be cost-effective for some Adding magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to standard breast cancer screening approaches is expensive, though it could be cost effective for a group of women who may not have inherited the breast cancer susceptibility genes, but who have a familial risk of developing the disease. This is the conclusion of research presented at the eighth European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-8) today (Wednesday). Women who carry the BRCA1/2 gene mutations...

2011-12-30 20:30:00

OhioHealth provides list of check-ups men and women should be having on a yearly or even monthly basis Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Because health screenings are important, OhioHealth is providing a check list for 2012. It´s a good idea to get your blood pressure checked, women need to have a mammogram, and eventually men should schedule a prostate exam. Men and women are often unsure of how often to have screenings and what age to begin. Since a new year means a fresh...

2011-11-23 06:49:49

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — The Canadian task force released new guidelines for women at risk of breast cancer. The guidelines recommend no routine mammography screenings for women aged 40-49 and extend the screening interval from every 2 years, which is current clinical practice, to every 2-3 years for women aged 50-74. The guidelines also recommend that women with no symptoms shouldn´t get clinical breast exams. The guidelines, aimed at physicians and policy-makers, provide...

2011-11-21 22:56:36

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care issues updated guidelines New breast cancer screening guidelines for women at average risk of breast cancer, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj110334.pdf, recommend no routine mammography screening for women aged 40-49 and extend the screening interval from every 2 years, which is current clinical practice, to every 2 to 3 years for women aged 50-74. The...

2011-11-17 11:00:18

MammaCare technology sets standards for clinical breast exams MammaCare, a revolutionary tool that has set standards for teaching women and clinicians how to perform clinical breast exams, is training professionals around the country to detect lumps earlier and save lives. Widely-publicized statistics inform women about the importance of early detection of cancer. The Center for Disease Control reports that second only to skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among...

2011-10-22 07:00:00

Kaya Skin Clinic ( http://www.kayaskinclinic.me ), the largest international skincare clinic chain in the Middle East, announced its support and commitment to help spread Breast Cancer Awareness in the region by launching a unique customer engagement initiative this October. Dubai (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 Kaya Skin Clinic (http://www.kayaskinclinic.me), the largest international skincare clinic chain in the Middle East, announced its support and commitment to help spread Breast Cancer...

2011-10-05 07:10:00

Smail Auto Group has turned itâs 8 buildings pink in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is part of the âœSmail Auto Group Caresâ campaign that will be taking place at the dealerships throughout the month of October. Smail Auto Group will donate $100 for every new and used vehicle sold at their dealerships. Donations will be distributed to the Pittsburgh Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Westmoreland Walks,...

2011-08-20 00:00:31

The story of a young South Carolina man with breast cancer is making people sit up and take notice that this disease does not discriminate. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 A story making news across the country about a Lowcountry man being treated for breast cancer is bringing the disease to the forefront in several ways. The circumstances surrounding Raymond Johnson's widely reported inability to obtain Medicaid based on his gender has been the main focus, but the fact that a young...


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