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2012-08-21 23:38:28

A Rhode Island Hospital radiation oncologist says in a new editorial that research exploring the impact of radiotherapy in older women with low risk of breast cancer recurrence has little effect on actual clinical decisions.

2012-08-21 22:31:34

A new survey released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows that 89 percent of women want to see what breast reconstruction surgery results would look like before undergoing treatment for breast cancer, prompting the world's largest group of board-certified plastic surgeons to launch a landmark show-and-tell event as part of Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA, October 17, 2012 in New Orleans.

2012-07-31 23:00:25

Seventy percent of women facing mastectomy for breast cancer are not informed of their breast reconstruction options.

2012-07-16 23:00:58

New Orleans Breast Center sponsors Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA to raise awareness about reconstruction options post mastectomy. Arlington Heights,

2012-06-07 23:00:22

PRMA Plastic Surgery of San Antonio, TX continues to lead the way for advanced breast reconstruction, welcoming Breast Cancer patients from across the World. San

2012-05-09 05:29:57

A new study shows more than half the women aged 40-49 diagnosed with breast cancer reported no family history.

2012-05-03 11:52:49

More than half the women aged 40-49 diagnosed with breast cancer on screening mammography report no family history.

2012-04-18 21:06:32

Surgeons are not always including radiation oncologists early enough in a patient's treatment decision-making process, leaving some patients uninformed of all of their treatment options and potentially leading to more mastectomies over breast-conserving therapy.

2012-04-06 09:25:47

Women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) have high rates of diagnostic and invasive breast procedures after treatment with breast-conserving surgery (BCS).


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.