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2010-04-22 15:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) issued the following points of clarification in response to the Reuters article published this morning.

2010-03-15 13:56:07

New study in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds US Preventative Services Task Force mammography recommendations could hinder early detection

2010-02-02 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoMatrix, Inc., developers of the innovative HALO® Breast Pap Test, has been awarded a new technology agreement by Novation, the supply contracting company of VHA Inc, University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) and Provista.

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2010-01-05 11:55:00

According to new guidelines released from two different sources on Monday, mammogram testing should begin on women with an average risk of breast cancer at age 40 and women with a higher risk at age 30.

2009-12-10 08:00:00

NEW YORK, December 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Editor-in-Chief of Cancer Investigation and one of the country's most respected medical policy professors has written a new commentary which criticizes proposed changes to breast cancer screening.

2009-12-06 11:41:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The FDA has approved new technology that now allows radiologists to detect breast cancer sooner and faster. The SonoCine Automated Whole-breast Ultrasound Method and is being offered by only one facility in Arizona - Arizona Breastnet, in Scottsdale.

2009-11-23 08:59:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nancy G. Brinker, founding chair of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, will address the controversy over new federal breast cancer screening recommendations at a Speakers Newsmakers press conference in the Holeman Lounge at 12:00 p.m.

2009-11-23 11:47:02

According to an updated recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an expert government panel, routine screening mammography is advisable every two years for women ages 50 to 74 with average risk for breast cancer.

2009-11-20 13:08:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founding chair of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, will address the controversy over new federal breast cancer screening recommendations at a Speakers Newsmakers press conference in the Holeman Lounge at 12:00 p.m.

2009-11-19 16:50:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Willarda V. Edwards, M.D., MBA, President, National Medical Association: "This week the nation received the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on breast cancer screenings.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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