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2013-09-12 08:29:40

Iconic gold foil goes pink as customers help "foil" breast cancer ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Known for the world's best ham, HoneyBaked Ham will replace its iconic gold foil with pink for the first time ever this October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Customers are invited to help "foil" breast cancer by assisting HoneyBaked in its support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) in its mission to provide free mammograms and diagnostic breast cancer...

2013-09-10 11:14:14

A team of California-based breast imagers and breast cancer risk specialists have developed a website to help navigate the new challenges posed by breast density notification laws, according to a special report published online in the journal Radiology. While mammography is considered the best single modality for population-based screening, its sensitivity is diminished by up to 20 percent in patients with dense breasts (breasts with a higher ratio of fibroglandular tissue to fat). This...

2013-09-10 08:30:53

SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- So many advances have been made in the treatment of breast cancer that one has to wonder at its still stubbornly high rate, and the fact that it is still a leading cause of death in women. Catching the disease in its earliest stages through timely screening is inarguably a key factor, or perhaps even the key factor, in survival. At that point, not only can the cancerous cells be readily removed, but lifestyle changes can also be put in place to...

2013-09-09 23:24:56

CDI, the Center for Diagnostic Imaging, one of the top diagnostic facilities offering breast MRI guided biopsy Miami, announces new assurances that the very best technology is being used for the early detection of cancer. (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Diagnostic imaging is saving lives every day. By detecting the presence of malignancy early on, before a tumor is developed, cancer sufferers can be treated and make a full recovery from certain types of cancer. There is new research into the...

2013-09-09 23:19:49

Certified organic food manufacturing company Earth Source Organics works to spread awareness about the power of dark chocolate and nutrition to help fight against cancer and other diseases in preparation for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. San Deigo, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 As October draws closer, foundations, organizations, and groups throughout the nation gear up for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thousands of fundraising events will take place, gathering the...

Regular Mammograms Could Save The Lives Of Younger Women
2013-09-09 11:09:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study, the majority of deaths from breast cancer occur in younger women who never received regular mammograms. This, says the study’s authors, proves young women should undergo regular mammogram screening. The issue of mammograms for young women is a controversial topic, and many believe these scans should only be conducted on women between ages 50 and 74. Other studies have also shown, however, that mammograms...

2013-09-09 08:27:13

Massachusetts Legislature's investment of $1.5 million for clinical trial of MRI (Manogram®) could turn the tide against the second most lethal cancer in men. Boston Marathon Legend and Prostate Cancer Survivor Bill Rodgers Joins the Fight Against an Epidemic That Claims 1 in 6 Men. BOSTON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hall of fame long-distance runner Bill Rodgers was so dominant in the Boston and New York Marathons between 1975 and 1980 that it was no surprise when he...

2013-09-05 23:21:45

Joanie’s Promise Night at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 18. The event features free health screenings, breast exams and mammograms for uninsured and underinsured women. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Free health screenings, breast exams and mammograms are available during Joanie’s Promise Night at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. The event takes place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 18. Joanie’s...

2013-09-04 23:20:25

Image analysis and pattern recognition provider receives approval for AccuDetect® software, helping to improve radiologists’ effectiveness in detecting cancerous lesions. Longmont, Colorado (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Parascript®, LLC, the image analysis and pattern recognition technology provider, today announced FDA premarket approval (PMA) of its AccuDetect® 6.1 Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) system for digital mammography. AccuDetect is indicated for use in screening...

2013-09-04 08:10:20

Breast cancer risk associated with use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) among postmenopausal women was variable when analyzed by race/ethnicity, body mass index (BMI), and breast density, according to a new study published September 3 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Studies have reported HRT use is associated with an increase in breast cancer risk. However, differential risks by BMI and breast density have been reported. Also, studies on the effect of HRT use on breast...