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3 hrs ago | The Straits Times
A surgeon here has come up with a "map" that can reduce the risks and duration of a common early-stage breast cancer surgery. In such surgery, or a sentinel lymph node biopsy, doctors remove the body structures that cancer cells are most likely to spread to.
7 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
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11 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
The Amazons, a New Orleans-based benevolent society, will host the third annual "Baking for Breast Cancer" fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" campaign. Admission is free and open to the public.
15 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.
I read an article recently that implied the practice of hospitals acquiring physician groups encouraged "clinical integration and multidisciplinary team-based health care." The American Hospital Association has a particularly cogent one, which is: "[A practice] needed to facilitate the coordination of patient care across conditions, providers, settings, and time in order to achieve care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-focused.
But, the goal of the Komen Race for the Cure is shared. Wong was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999.
The big people-little wheels race was just that. Grown ups raised money to combat breast cancer by riding on tricycles, wagons, big wheels and unicycles.
That might sound like an odd combination, but Dalhousie University PhD candidate Wasundara Fernando thinks it might just be the perfect one to help treat breast cancer. "I am so happy because I can continue my research and contribute to the cancer research effort," Fernando said Saturday about the $17,850 grant she received through the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Training Program award.
Chances are breast cancer has had an impact on your life, whether yourself, mother, daughter, sister, best friend, cousin, grandmother or someone else close to you, even men. According to oncologist, Dennis Citrin, Ph.D.'s latest book, Knowledge is Power : What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer , "Every week, approximately 4,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States."
Here are the 10 states with the highest uninsured rates in the aftermath of health care reform implementation, according to WalletHub. 10 States With The Highest Uninsured Rates Post-ACA : While the uninsured rate has dropped to a record low of 13.4% nationwide, according to Gallup figures, rates differ dramatically across states.
Alison Beaver, from Freeland, was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2009 and will face her fears to help others battling the condition. She said: "Having always encouraged my children to live by Eleanor Roosevelt's famous quote 'Do one thing a day that scares you', I knew that if I was to raise money for cancer then I needed to so something bold and daring myself.
If you know anyone who has had cancer, you've probably heard the laborious treatment process. It can save lives, but that treatment is often painful and difficult.
Emerald, who joined the council in 2008 after a long career in local TV, said doctors have told her she has "an excellent prognosis for full recovery." "I also look forward to the opportunity to serve those also struggling with breast cancer," she said, promising to use her Facebook page to provide resources.
Postmenopausal women with diverse gut bacteria exhibit a more favorable ratio of estrogen metabolites, which is associated with reduced risk for breast cancer, compared to women with less microbial variation, according to a new study. Postmenopausal women with diverse gut bacteria exhibit a more favorable ratio of estrogen metabolites, which is associated with reduced risk for breast cancer, compared to women with less microbial variation, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism .
Keri Bird runs a personalised casting business, she has created a numbers of castings which will be auctioned off for charity. Each of the 20 plaster casts of women's busts that will soon adorn a gallery in Bury St Edmunds has a story to tell - of love, loss and hope.
Scientists have developed an electronic skin that is better at detecting breast cancer in the early stages than either a doctor's exam or mammogram. While mammograms can discover cancer in younger women, they're less likely to be effective than in women over 50, because younger women's breast tissue is more dense.
A Colorado woman accused the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain of discrimination for cutting her hours and her medical insurance after she underwent a double mastectomy to fend off breast cancer, KMGH-TV reported. "What else could it be?" Daphne Richards was quoted as saying.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:50 pm
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