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2013-12-16 23:04:59

Dr. James Schlotter of Finesse Surgical is one of very few doctors in Texas that is trained and offering Scar-less breast reduction versus traditional breast reduction surgery within the state of Texas. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Dr. James Schlotter offers an alternative procedure to traditional surgical breast reduction called 'Scar-less breast reduction'. Dr. Schlotter was trained by Dr. Jeffrey Klein in 2007 to do liposuction and the Scar-Less Breast Reduction...

2013-12-13 09:38:35

More than one third of younger, early stage breast cancer patients undergo unnecessary imaging procedures – including position emission tomography (PET), computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine bone scans (NMBS) and tumor markers (TM) -- at the time of staging and diagnosis, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Presented at a poster session at the 2013 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium by Carlos Barcenas, M.D., assistant professor...

2013-12-10 10:21:24

Data from the National Lung Cancer Screening Trial (NLST)—conducted by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network and National Cancer Institute Lung Screening Study—provided researchers the opportunity to investigate the probability that a cancer detected with screening low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) would not have progressed to become life threatening. The results of this investigation published online today in JAMA Internal Medicine suggest that up to 18 percent of the...

2013-12-05 23:02:09

VolparaDensity Volumetric Breast Density Software from Matakina Correlated to MRI in Independent Research Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 RSNA: A study published yesterday by researchers at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in PLOS ONE journal, has provided further validation for automated volumetric breast density software. Volumetric density techniques were found to compare well with breast MRI results, with substantial agreement reported. The value of volumetric...

2013-12-05 23:02:00

Avestée Women’s Imaging Center of Alamo Heights is one of the few imaging centers in San Antonio to offer 3D mammograms at no additional cost for patients. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Avestée Women’s Imaging Center of Alamo Heights is one of the few imaging centers in San Antonio to offer 3D Digital Breast Tomosynthesis technology as part of its comprehensive breast imaging services. Unlike other facilities in the area, there is no additional cost for 3D...

2013-12-05 14:20:59

Study findings published in Cancer Prevention Research underscore viability of simulation modeling to stratify patients by disease risk to better focus resources where most beneficial Archimedes Inc., a healthcare modeling and analytics company, today announced results of a simulated clinical trial which found that the seven single-nucleotide polymorphisms (7SNP) genetic test for breast cancer was most cost effective when used to guide MRI screenings for patients found to have an...

Mammography Screening Intervals May Affect Prognosis Of Breast Cancer
2013-12-04 12:07:52

Radiological Society of North America In a study of screening mammography-detected breast cancers, patients who had more frequent screening mammography had a significantly lower rate of lymph node positivity—or cancer cells in the lymph nodes—as compared to women who went longer intervals between screening mammography exams. Results of the study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). In its earliest stages, breast cancer is...


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