Latest Breast self-examination Stories

2009-11-18 09:33:00

MINEOLA, N.Y., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Preventive Services Task Force has announced new guidelines for when a woman should be getting a mammography. The Maurer Foundation's Founder, Breast Surgeon Dr.

2009-11-17 14:49:00

Revised guidelines corroborate NBCC's long-held evidence-based positions that breast self examination does not save lives and that mammography screening should be a personal choice, not a public health message WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-11-17 10:10:00

A government task force announced on Monday that the majority of women do not need mammograms in their 40s, and really only need one every two years at 50.

2009-11-16 16:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Constance Lehman, M.D., PhD, medical director of radiology and director of breast imaging, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; and professor and vice chair of radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine.

2009-11-16 14:00:00

DETROIT, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After more than 10 years of research and development, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute announced its launch of a new company to build and market a breast cancer screening device invented at Karmanos.

2009-10-26 17:11:15

A new analysis has identified a significant delay in follow-up times among African-American women after the finding of a suspicious breast abnormality.

2009-10-21 12:39:00

Statement of Otis W. Brawley, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society in Response to New York Times Article on Cancer Screening ATLANTA, Oct.

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.

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