Latest Monica Morrow Stories

2012-02-01 01:17:20

Nearly one in four women who undergo a partial mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer have another surgery to remove additional tissue (reexcision), and there is substantial surgeon and institutional variation in the rate of reexcisions that cannot be explained by patients' clinical characteristics.

2011-03-16 07:10:00

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Little Company of Mary's Comprehensive Breast Health Center has been granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

2010-11-08 12:12:00

PLYMOUTH, Mass., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jordan Hospital today announces that the Jordan Hospital Breast Center has received a three-year/full accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)--a program of the American College of Surgeons.

2009-11-16 10:00:00

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Dawn Hills, M.D., F.A.C.S., was recently recognized by Pasadena Magazine as "Top Doc" in the category of Surgical Breast Oncology. A distinguished expert in cancer, Dr.

2009-10-13 16:21:11

Breast–conserving surgery offered to the majority of patients.

2009-10-13 16:12:22

With there being a concern that mastectomy is excessively used as a treatment for breast cancer, a survey of nearly 2,000 women indicates that breast-conserving surgery was attempted as the initial therapy for about 75 percent of those surveyed, according to a study in the October 14 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on surgical care.

2009-04-15 13:09:00

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a Program of the American College of Surgeons, Sets Clear, Standardized Criteria for Breast Centers ARLINGTON, Va., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Hospital Center is now the first and only NAPBC-accredited breast center in the entire state of Virginia and in Washington, D.C.

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The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.