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2013-12-10 23:25:18

Ability to customize radiation therapy improves patient safety & quality. Aliso Viejo, Calif. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced the outcomes of a large, retrospective study demonstrating the safety and efficacy of the SAVI® breast brachytherapy applicator. Researchers reported favorably low recurrence rates, high rates of survival and excellent cosmetic outcomes. SAVI is a strut-based applicator that delivers a form of...

2013-11-26 23:20:48

The clinical benefits of using hyperbaric oxygen therapy for breast cancer patients undergoing breast reconstruction has been described in a poster presentation at the 28th Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care held on October 23-27 at Lake Buena Vista, FL. In threatened mastectomy skin flaps treated at Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY, over a 4 year, 15 patient period, an 87.5% success rate was realized when hyperbaric oxygen therapy was used, against a...

2013-11-22 23:01:16

Dr. Eric C. Burdge, a general surgeon specializing in breast disease and aerospace medicine practicing in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, has joined the DoctorsElite healthcare network. Gulfport, MS (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 DoctorsElite has announced the addition of Dr. Eric C. Burdge to the site's ranks of connected doctors. Dr. Burdge brings with him decades of medical experience. His expertise in surgery and service with the Air National Guard make him a valuable addition to the...

2013-11-20 23:31:25

Dr. Nancy Elliott, Director and Founder of Montclair Breast Center, NJ, advocates for “Are You Dense?” legislation in New Jersey. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 On October 30th, Senator Joe Crisco and Dr. Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D., and Founder of Are You Dense, Inc., hosted “Are You Dense?” Day at the Connecticut State Capital, commemorating new legislation requiring women to be informed about their increased risk for breast cancer. “There are too many women who are unaware of their...

2013-11-20 23:02:38

The Bougainvillea Clinique is now offering natural fat transfer procedures to better help women during challenging times. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 As more women proactively choose to get tested for the BRCA 1 or 2 mutations, with many who test positive choosing a pre-emptive mastectomy, more surgeons are helping to fill that difficult void for women. Dr. Jeffrey Hartog, director of the Breast Center at the Bougainvillea Clinique, is one such plastic surgeon looking to...

2013-11-19 23:26:41

PRMA Plastic Surgery continues to advance DIEP flap breast reconstruction. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 A new study by PRMA Plastic Surgery uncovers a technique that prevents complications in breast reconstruction. The study, published in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Global Open in October, finds that the use of a second vein during DIEP flap surgery, a procedure that rebuilds the patient’s breasts after mastectomy using her own tummy skin and fat, can significantly...

2013-11-01 11:27:07

University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers used data from 4,276 cases of male breast cancer and 718,587 cases of female breast cancer to show that the disease is treated differently in men than in women. Specifically, male breast cancer is treated with mastectomy more often than female breast cancer, and in cases in which locally advanced female breast cancer is commonly treated with radiation, the treatment is less used in the male disease. Results are published in this month’s issue...

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...


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