Latest Mastectomy Stories

2013-05-16 23:32:55

Actress Angelina Jolie´s decision to undergo preventive surgery for breast cancer has sparked a frenzy of discussion regarding BRCA gene testing and the increasingly common preventive mastectomy. Did she make the right choice, and how young is “too young” to consider taking drastic action to avoid breast cancer? Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The rate of women opting to undergo preventive mastectomies to avoid the risk of breast cancer has increased as much as 50...

2013-05-16 23:32:34

Angelina Jolie's courage to undergo breast cancer preventive double mastectomy creates headlines and the opportunity for greater awareness on the issue. Doctors of Physical Therapy help patients regain function and proper movement after the mastectomy -From Hands-On News. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Over 230,000 women are diagnosed every year with invasive breast cancer as reported by the American Cancer Society. Mammograms, clinical breast exams and self-breast exams are some of the...

2013-05-16 23:26:25

Angelina Jolie´s public announcement regarding a preventative double mastectomy impacts a specific cohort and their personal views on pursuing preventative measures. Respecting the world-renowned actress´ decision, Dr. Bob, “The Drugless Doctor” challenges the concept of undergoing prophylactic or preventative mastectomies by sharing paramount health tips. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Angelina Jolie´s public announcement regarding a preventative double...

2013-05-15 23:01:18

ABC News article reports that Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer while highlighting the latest post-mastectomy breast augmentation options. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says that he´s often called upon to provide scar revision for post-mastectomy patients. Los Angeles (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 According to a May 14, 2013 ABC News report entitled “Women Have New Options for Breast Cancer Surgery,” movie star Angelina Jolie revealed that...

2013-05-14 23:01:19

World-renowned breast imaging experts Dr. Valerie Jackson and Dr. Hal Kipfer are now available for in-depth discussion of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a preventive double mastectomy raises many questions about breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Our breast cancer experts at IU School of Medicine Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences (Dr. Valerie Jackson and Dr. Hal Kipfer) can...

2013-05-14 23:01:18

Experts at Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences are now available for expert opinion on breast cancer risk, imaging, diagnosis, mastectomies, and more. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Today's news announced that superstar Angelina Jolie underwent a preventive double mastectomy. Breast imaging experts Dr. Valerie Jackson and Dr. Hal Kipfer are world-renowned for their experience and knowledge of breast cancer diagnosis and prognosis. They...

2013-05-02 23:19:46

Cianna Medical, Inc.: Researchers from 12 sites report favorably low recurrence rates and minimal toxicities. CHICAGO (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Strut-based breast brachytherapy — a form of radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer — has been shown to be a well-tolerated, effective treatment, according to a scientific poster presentation at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) in Chicago, May 1-5, 2013.     The...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.