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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...

2013-10-24 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...

2013-10-23 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...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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