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2014-06-25 23:14:27

AllMed webinar provides in-depth review of the latest in standard of care for the genetic testing of breast and ovarian cancer. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Advances in genetic testing technology have improved detection rates for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in individuals who are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer, but some mutations are missed with standard genetic testing. During a recent AllMed webinar, Dr. Della Howell, board-certified hematologist-oncologist,...

2014-06-25 23:07:59

The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center Honored for Providing Exceptional Patient Care and Treatment Long Branch, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women...

2014-06-25 16:26:04

DUBLIN, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3w5dh/breast_imaging) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Breast Imaging (Mammography, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Tomosynthesis, Nuclear Imaging) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report covers the market analysis for various imaging technologies used for breast tissue imaging....

2014-06-24 20:21:36

Study using Hologic 3D Mammography systems is the largest to date involving 139 doctors from 13 U.S. academic and community-based sites BEDFORD, Mass., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) today announced that a groundbreaking study published in the June 25, 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), found that Hologic's 3D Mammography (breast tomosynthesis) screening technology finds significantly more invasive cancers than a traditional...

2014-06-24 11:18:40

Penn State A virus not known to cause disease kills triple-negative breast cancer cells and killed tumors grown from these cells in mice, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. Understanding how the virus kills cancer may lead to new treatments for breast cancer. Adeno-associated virus type 2 (AAV2) infects humans but is not known to cause sickness. In prior studies, the researchers tested the virus on a variety of breast cancers that represent degrees of...

2014-06-23 23:07:48

Local New York based agency is excited to offer $1 for every quote issued in July towards Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer in honor of Cancer Survivor Month. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 New York insurance agency, Schmutter, Strull, Fleisch, Inc. is excited to announce the launch of Cancer Survivor Month. National Cancer Survivor Day takes place June 1st, Schmutter, Strull, Fleisch, Inc. has dedicated the month of June to celebrating cancer survivors and raising money for a local cancer...

2014-06-20 23:08:57

AccuBoost announces first breast cancer patient treatments at Northern Nevada Radiation Oncology. Tyngsboro, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Advanced Radiation Therapy, creators of the AccuBoost Breast Brachytherapy technology, is pleased to announce that Northern Nevada Radiation Oncology of Reno, Nevada has signed an agreement to offer the AccuBoost Treatment option to their patients undergoing breast conservation therapy(BCT). Treatments utilizing the AccuBoost technique under the direction...

2014-06-20 23:04:37

Based in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is working to submit this idea, the Breast Cancer Apron, to companies for their consideration and possible feedback. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 "After undergoing a mastectomy to treat breast cancer, I realized that I needed bottles in order to capture the drainage," said an inventor from Sumrall, Miss. "The hospital did not provide me with a device to carry the bottles home, so I had to develop my own solution." She created a...

2014-06-19 09:24:56

BMJ-British Medical Journal An accompanying editorial says this study largely confirms what is already known - that the benefits of breast screening "are modest at best" – and calls for women to be given balanced information including the screening harms of overdiagnosis, psychological stress, and high healthcare costs. Randomized trials from the 1970s and 80s suggested that mammography screening prevents deaths from breast cancer. But the methods used by some of these studies have...

2014-06-18 23:06:59

$3 Million NIH Grant to Fund Effort to Rescue Tissue That Would be Destroyed Charlottesville, Va. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The University of Virginia Health System has been awarded more than $3 million from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to support and expand a critically important program that makes tissue samples available for research on diseases ranging from breast cancer to lung disease. The five-year grant enables UVA to launch a partnership with...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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