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2014-03-28 23:00:12

One woman’s successful fight against breast cancer becomes another person’s reason for hope and inspiration. New York (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 “Are You Kidding Me?” is about being diagnosed with breast cancer and all the wonderful games author Lucy Morrison got to play. It starts out with the mammogram and further testing and continues with surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. She was fortunate to have a less-invasive type of cancer and did not need the kind of chemotherapy that...

2014-03-27 23:24:16

New Technology to Aid Cancer Screening in Women with Dense Breast Tissue Gastonia, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to offer Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS), the only breast cancer screening technology specifically developed and FDA approved for women with dense breast tissue. ABUS helps doctors find cancers hidden in dense breast tissue, which may be missed by mammography. In partnership with Gaston Radiology,...

2014-03-27 23:21:29

Oral cancer is the leading cancer in the head and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo, CA is offering oral cancer screenings for early detection. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry wants to make sure that patients are taking the right steps to early detection. A large amount of oral cancer can actually be caught in very early or pre-cancer stages and with early detection, survival rates are...

2014-03-26 23:26:22

Los Angeles Gastroenterologist with La Peer Health Systems, Ari Nowain, MD, speaks about the top 5 cancer myths and why they’re incorrect. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Ari Nowain, MD, a gastroenterologist at La Peer Health Center in Beverly Hills, California, took time recently to discuss why some of the most common myths about colon cancer are incorrect. The recently published list of the top 5 colon cancer myths includes the belief that only men are at risk for colon...

2014-03-26 16:25:19

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the responses from 50 U.S. hospital executives MedPanel surveyed, 30% of hospitals plan to increase their capital expenditure budgets from 2013 to 2014, while 18% plan a decrease. MedPanel research manager Lauren Augustine comments, "Recent trends have increased pressure on hospital budgets, and executives must carefully consider large medical equipment investments. Large purchases can definitely bolster both physician...

2014-03-26 12:29:21

Colon Cancer Awareness Campaign to donate $5 for every story submitted NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For basketball fans, it's tournament time, but for StopColonCancerNow.com, it's March Gladness - an opportunity to raise money and awareness for colon cancer prevention and research. StopColonCancerNow.com will donate $5 to The V Foundation for Cancer Research for every colon cancer testimonial submitted to its website through the end of the year....

2014-03-26 08:28:33

FuseColonoscopy.org serves as key portal to dispel fears and concerns about colonoscopy ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice Inc.(® )maker of the Fuse(TM) Full Spectrum Endoscopy(TM) system that allows doctors to see more of the GI tract than ever before today announced the launch of FuseColonoscopy.org to provide patients with the latest information on colorectal cancer screening. The release is planned to coincide with National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month that...

2014-03-25 23:36:23

CBCC, a Comprehensive Breast Care Center of CDI Miami, announces the types of breast biopsies they now offer. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Several breast biopsy procedures are used to obtain a tissue sample from the breast. A particular procedure may be recommended based on the size, location, and other characteristics of a concerning breast abnormality, especially if it is not clear why the abnormality exists. There are several types of breast biopsies. CBCC, a Comprehensive Breast...

2014-03-25 23:28:08

Siamak Tabib, MD, a gastroenterologist at La Peer Health Systems discusses the effectiveness of alternative colon cancer tests. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration has recently approved a new type of colon cancer test, known as capsule colonoscopy, which allows the user to swallow a camera inside a capsule rather than undergo a traditional colonoscopy. This device is designed to detect colon polyps in patients after an incomplete optical colonoscopy...

2014-03-24 23:02:48

April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and if you make an appointment today with Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo, CA, you will receive a free oral cancer screening. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry supports the fight by offering free oral cancer screening with appointment for the entire month of April. Oral cancer begins in the mouth or in the throat and it can be particularly dangerous...