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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...

2013-10-22 10:27:09

A survey finds that most patients are not being told about the possibility of overdiagnosis and overtreatment as a result of cancer screenings, according to report in a research letter by Odette Wegwarth, Ph.D., and Gerd Gigerenzer, Ph.D., of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany. Cancer screenings can find treatable disease at an earlier stage but they can also detect cancers that will never progress to cause symptoms. Detection of these early, slow-growing...

2013-10-22 08:34:30

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UE LifeSciences Inc. (UELS), medical device maker of innovative breast cancer detection tools, has announced a crowd-funding campaign to help fight breast cancer. The 'We Must Try' campaign will offer 25,000 women painless and radiation-free breast examinations at several clinics in India, Mexico, Panama, Brazil and Egypt. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131022/PH01810-a ) (Photo:...

2013-10-22 08:33:42

Home health care provider Attencia discusses breast cancer causes, prevention, and treatment in seniors for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a part of Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, Attencia is informing seniors and their health care aides about the troubling affliction. While breast cancer can form in men on rare occasions, it is the most common cancer in women, and older women are particularly vulnerable. (Logo:...

2013-10-18 20:21:53

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, but early detection can lead to more treatment options and increased chances of survival. On Oct. 17, Kaiser Permanente demonstrated its commitment to early detection by setting a Guinness World Record for the most breast cancer screenings completed in one day at multiple sites. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) A total of 5,939...

2013-10-16 23:33:52

ServiceMaster by Singer raising awareness about breast cancer, early detection and the development of treatment options surrounding breast cancer. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 October is Breast Cancer awareness month in effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education. As a result of awareness, breast cancers are being detected at an early more treatable stage. According to World Health organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer among...

2013-10-15 23:33:14

Quality Mat and employees participated in the annual Gift of Life 5K Ribbon Run Color Rush. Quality Mat Company, urges people to donate time and money to the Julie Rogers “Gift of Life” Program. Beaumont, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 On Saturday, October 5th, Quality Mat Company and some of their employees, laced up their running shoes and dawned white outfits to participate in the Gift of Life 5K Ribbon Run Color Rush. The 5K is part of the Julie Rogers “Gift of Life” Program,...

2013-10-15 23:02:50

Mammosafe is a groundbreaking advancement in mobile breast imaging and is coming to Houston in January, 2014. Mammosafe is a breast imaging center on wheels. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Mammosafe is a groundbreaking advancement in mobile breast imaging and is coming to Houston in January, 2014. Mammosafe is a breast imaging center on wheels. Daniel R. Roubein, M.D., a board certified diagnostic radiologist, is taking the fight to end breast cancer on the road. He is personally...