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  1. Ohio Breast Cancer Mortality Rate Higher Than National AverageRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    Death rates for breast cancer are higher in Ohio than the average nationwide. That's one finding from a report released today by Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio.


  2. New report: Ohio women at higher risk for breast cancer deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago |

    Elizabeth Grayson was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer last year during a routine screening mammogram. Grayson, who is now cancer-free and attend the 2014 Making Strides for Breast Cancer walk with her family left to right, Shaun , Benjamin, Elizabeth, Emily, and Will, said early detection is critical to help women survive the disease.


  3. Casting for Recovery in Dubois brings breast cancer survivors from across the state togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | County 10 News

    When they arrived at the Absaroka Ranch near Dubois, they were 14 strangers from across the state of Wyoming. 14 women diagnosed with breast cancer.


  4. Women of Hope 5KRead the original story

    20 min ago | Lumina News

    Breast cancer survivor Dottie Blackwell will enter her first 5K race this weekend when she walks in Run for Hope at Mayfaire Town Center on Saturday. With each step, she'll be helping to raise money for Women of Hope, a local organization that supports breast cancer patients.


  5. More men with breast cancer having second breast removedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KNDO

    ... decisions about their treatments," Jemal said in a journal news release. The percentage of women with invasive breast cancer in one breast who have their cancer-free breast removed rose from 2 percent in 1998 to 11 percent in 2011. This, despite the ...


  6. slider-September2015_MarioRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Applied Radiology

    Mammography is the gold standard for early detection of breast cancer with a sensitivity of 60-90% and an overall specificity of approximately 93%, 1 with the average recall rate from screening being 9.8%. Of those recalled, approximately 12% of women necessitate biopsy and more than 60% of biopsies are benign yielding an average 4.8% positive predictive value .2,3,4 Ultrasound, though an important supplement to mammography and now used to screen women with dense breast tissue,5 has a relatively high false positive rate.6 Magnetic resonance imaging is recommended in addition to mammography for women who are at increased lifetime risk of breast cancer of greater than 20-25%.


  7. 10 things to know about the brain-eating amoebaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... of infection, but would not specifically indicate the amoeba was the cause. Treatment: An investigational breast cancer and anti-parasite drug, miltefosine, has shown promise in treating the infection. Two children in the U.S. have been treated with ...


  8. September is for goldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Republican-Leader

    After seeing very little action taken to create awareness for childhood cancer, 12-year-old Erik Sutter took matters into his own hands, forming a campaign with his mother and other family members and volunteers to correct that problem. COURTESY OF PATRICK DANZ October is pink for breast cancer awareness.


  9. Montclair-Based AAngels NJ Founder Gets 'Community Service Medal'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Angelina Killane-Sims, the founder of the Montclair-based AAngels NJ , has been awarded the 2015 Zenger Community Service Medal for her work with the breast cancer support services nonprofit. Named for John Peter Zenger - the late New York City printer - the Zenger Medal is awarded to an individual employed in the graphic communications industry who has "exemplified, outside of his/her professional role, exemplary character in the form of selfless courage, charity, activism or service."


  10. Danbury Woman Will Cycle 2,100 Miles in 30 Days for Ann's Place and Best Friend with CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... be criss-crossing New England this October to raise money and awareness for her best friend who is battling breast cancer. Jennifer Lynch, 37, of Danbury, is using her passion for cycling to help her best friend Ericka Onorato, 38, as she fights for ...


  11. DARA BioSciences to Present at the 17th Annual Rodman and Renshaw...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... citrate) oral solution, the only liquid form of tamoxifen, is indicated for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer, the adjuvant treatment of node-positive breast cancer in premenopausal women, the reduction in risk of invasive breast cancer in ...


  12. More Men With Breast Cancer Opting for Double MastectomiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Bret Miller nearly underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer. Miller said he was concerned about the second procedure.


  13. Cancer: A very scary wordRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    ... still had my right arm and my life. Our second go around with cancer was with my wife. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. She opted for a lumpectomy and then radiation treatments. All went well, but when we talked to the oncologist, my wife said ...


  14. Event Cardio Group Crosses Major HurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... that increase the likelihood of heart related diseases and the increasing awareness of cardiac diseases. BREAST CANCER DETECTION MARKET : The global Point of Care market in 2011 was approximately $18.7 billion, up from $10.3 billion in 2005. In the ...


  15. Improving Racial Diversity and Patient Experience in Radiology Highlight September JACRRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... with minimal negative impact. Does a High-Risk Recommendation in Mammography Reports Increase Attendance at a Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Clinic? Ankur M. Vaidya, Alison L. Chetlen, DO, Susann E. Schetter, DO Despite implementation of a ...


  16. Breast Cancer Survivor to Run NYC MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

    ... she was two months pregnant at the time. On Nov. 1, she will participate for a third time, this time as a breast cancer survivor. Widmaier's family moved to Damariscotta when she was 6 years old. Her parents, Stephen and Karen O'Bryan, still live in ...


  17. Hatchell To Headline CCF's Pay-It-Forward EventRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | University of North Carolina

    When Jill Wolford, a young Cary mother of two was diagnosed with breast cancer she received an overwhelming amount of help from friends, family, co-workers and even complete strangers. After receiving this support, Jill and her husband Eric decided they wanted to show their appreciation and help other individuals challenged with cancer; in other words, pay it forward.


  18. In Men with Breast Cancer, Double Mastectomies Are on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | LiveScience

    Surgeries to remove a healthy breast - one that doesn't have breast cancer in it, in hopes of preventing cancer from developing - are known to be increasingly common in women. Now, a new study shows that these surgeries, called contralateral prophylactic mastectomies, also have increased sharply in men in the past decade.


  19. Imaging Specialists' Dr. Brian Burke Discusses 3D Mammography on Lowcountry LiveRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... Imaging Specialists, 3D is the latest state of the art technology. It gives women the best chance of detecting breast cancer." Traditional mammograms suffer from decreasing sensitivity in women with dense breasts or when breast tissue overlaps. The ...


  20. Prophylactic surgery nearly doubles in men with breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Sept. 2, 2015 - The number of men with breast cancer who undergo surgery to remove the unaffected breast has risen sharply, according to a new report by American Cancer Society and Dana Farber Cancer Institute researchers. The report, appearing in JAMA Surgery , is the first to identify the trend, which mirrors a trend seen in U.S. women over the past two decades.