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2014-10-21 23:14:05

The American Cancer Society predicts there will be over 2,000 new cases of breast cancer in men this year. New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA expounds on this by providing facts on breast cancer in men. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 According to the American Cancer Society in 2014, about 2,360 new cases of invasive breast cancer in men will be diagnosed and about 430 men will die from breast cancer. They state, “Breast cancer is about 100...

breast cancer awareness
2014-10-19 05:04:50

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every year in October, the health community pushes breast cancer awareness. People do this through events like 5K runs, walks, fundraisers, and many other awareness opportunities. Why is this so important? According to Medline Plus, breast cancer impacts one in eight women and kills more women than any other cancer except for lung cancer. This awareness is necessary for educating the public on breast cancer risks, types, and the...

2014-10-15 23:08:09

Women nationwide have turned to Diet Doc, the nation’s leader in medical weight loss programs, and are feeling more confident with a sexier, slimmer body while also reducing their weight-related breast cancer risk Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Although there is no direct scientific evidence that being overweight or obese actually causes breast cancer, it is thought that the rate at which women are diagnosed with this deadly disease does increase after menopause and that,...

2014-10-13 23:02:59

A $5.7 million National Institutes of Health grant will support research by scientists from Rutgers and Roswell Park Cancer Institute on the impact of health factors such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension among African-American women with breast cancer. Buffalo, NY, and New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 A $5.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (R01CA185623) will help investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers School of Public Health...

2014-10-01 08:30:31

#CheckYourself Kicks Off With Music Video Created With and Featuring Acclaimed Singer, Songwriter and Choreographer Paula Abdul NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Avon Foundation for Women launches a powerful new call to action: #CheckYourself. Launching in the United States and 25 countries around the world, #CheckYourself is the latest step in the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade, which raises funds and awareness for...

2014-09-30 23:23:13

Private New Jersey breast hospital reports 100% of their established patients diagnosed with breast cancer since 2011 have been at the most treatable Stages. Montclair, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 According to The American Cancer Society, “The goal of screening exams for early breast cancer detection is to find cancers before they start to cause symptoms.” Dr. Elliott, founder of Montclair Breast Center says, “We have perfected the early detection of breast cancer and I...

2014-09-30 23:10:44

Volpara Highlights Study that Shows Fully-Automated Volumetric Methods are Valid Alternatives to Measure Mammographic Breast Density and Predict Breast Cancer Risk Wellington, New Zealand (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The accurate measurement of mammographic density offers the potential to improve breast cancer risk prediction and to tailor screening protocols according to risk, according to a study published in Breast Cancer Research (BCR September 2014; 16:439...

2014-09-29 23:03:11

Through the advantages of this new technology, cancer detection rates improve Layton, Utah (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Davis Hospital and Medical Center is the first hospital in northern Utah to offer 3D mammography. This new technology allows radiologists to view the whole breast in high resolution, improving cancer detection rates. With 3D mammography, images of the breast are acquired at different angles and a 3D image is created. This can significantly reduce the possibility of being...

2014-09-10 23:04:55

MarketOptimizer.org adds “EpiCast Report: Breast Cancer (HER2-, HER2+) – Epidemiology Forecast to 2023” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Epidemiologists forecast that the number of diagnosed incident cases of breast cancer in women in the 8MM is expected to grow to 1.21 million cases in 2023 at a rate of 4.23% per year during the forecast period. The number of five-year diagnosed prevalent cases in the 8MM is expected to increase by 43.0% over the next decade...

bra breast cancer
2014-09-06 05:49:54

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Have you ever wondered if your bra might cause cancer? Apparently, you are not alone. A group of scientists from the University of Washington recently studied the relationship between bra wearing and increased breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women. The findings of the population-based case-control study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, found no association. "There have been some concerns that...


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