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2013-11-01 12:28:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today signed the Breast Density Notification Act into law, requiring mammogram reports to include breast density information. The change will improve early detection of breast cancer for thousands of women across Pennsylvania. Corbett was joined by First Lady Susan Corbett; bill sponsors Senator Bob Mensch (R-Montgomery) and Representative Karen Boback (R-Luzerne); Pat Halpin-Murphy from the PA Breast...

2013-10-30 23:01:06

Waterfall Group today announced historic Waterfall Resort was selected once again by the Waterfall Foundation to host the 21st annual Breast Cancer Fundraiser, a benefit for the Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska. KETCHIKIAN, Alaska (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Waterfall Group, the leader in all-inclusive sport fishing resort management, today announced historic Waterfall Resort was selected once again by the Waterfall Foundation to host the 21st annual Breast Cancer Fundraiser, a...

2013-10-29 20:22:33

CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IlliniCare Health Plan (IlliniCare), a subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), and Aetna Better Health of Illinois, a subsidiary of Aetna, today announced a joint effort with the State of Illinois to pilot a Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment program for its valued members and providers. Through a collaborative effort, IlliniCare Health Plan and Aetna Better Health of Illinois are working closely with the Illinois Department of HealthCare and...

2013-10-29 20:22:16

Contrary to a pervasive, popular perception among medical professionals, Asian women do get breast cancer and it is a leading cause of death in the U.S. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Asian Breast Cancer Initiative (NABCI), is a startup non-profit project organized by a group of influencers, connectors and activists concerned about the unique issues that Asian women face related to breast cancer. NABCI's newly launched campaign is titled "Asian women...

2013-10-28 23:28:28

Contrary to a pervasive, popular perception among medical professionals, Asian women do get breast cancer and it is a leading cause of death in the U.S. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The National Asian Breast Cancer Initiative (NABCI), is a startup non-profit project organized by a group of influencers, connectors and activists concerned about the unique issues that Asian women face related to breast cancer. NABCI’s newly launched campaign is titled “Asian women don’t get...

2013-10-28 08:29:54

Breast health should be a yearlong priority, says Manhattan plastic surgeon Dr. Scott Zevon NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each October, American women are urged to make annual mammograms and breast self-exams a priority during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). But breast health should be of ongoing importance to women all year long, says Dr. Scott Zevon, a leading plastic surgeon practicing at Central Park Plastic Surgery in New York. There are several ways...

2013-10-24 23:20:55

To help raise awareness of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mayoral Dermatology has published a downloadable “Guide to Breast Cancer” that covers all aspects of breast cancer, current treatment methods and what may be done to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 To help raise awareness of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mayoral Dermatology has published an online “Breast Cancer Guide” that...

2013-10-24 23:03:28

AC Pro, a leading wholesale supplier in Southern California and Nevada, has announced it is supporting the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Through its social media promotion campaign, the company hopes to raise up to $25,000 for breast cancer prevention efforts. Fontana, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and AC Pro is proud to announce the launch of a special social media campaign that will raise funds to benefit the National Breast Cancer...

2013-10-24 16:27:09

American Lung Association recommends low-dose screening for early detection of lung cancer, launches online tool to assess personal risk WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unlike mammography for breast cancer or colonoscopy for colon cancer, there has been no widely accepted screening tool to detect lung cancer at an early stage. With the growing consensus that annual low-dose CT screening should be recommended for individuals at high risk for lung cancer, the...

2013-10-23 23:00:51

Avestée Women’s Imaging Center of Alamo Heights, one of the few centers in San Antonio to offer 3D Digital Breast Tomosynthesis technology as part of its comprehensive breast imaging services, has earned the American College of Radiology’s “Breast Center of Excellence” accreditation. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Avestée Women’s Imaging Center of Alamo Heights today announced it has earned the American College of Radiology’s “Breast Center of...