Tag Archive: mammograms

When I Grow Up

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I absolutely love this advertisement from Kaiser Permanente, encouraging women to get mammograms. “When I Grow Up” was inspired by the unprecedented rates of mammography screenings for women served by Kaiser Permanente in Southern California. Now,… Continue reading

Quadruple screening best for mammogram review

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The following report appears in British Journal of Cancer and provides more evidence of the important role of Specialist Breast Centres. Radiographers can help examine screening mammograms, say Dutch researchers who believe their… Continue reading

Patients’ fear should be strongly considered when counseling women at high risk for breast cancer

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Women at increased risk for breast cancer because of the genetic BRCA mutations are more likely to think a prophylactic mastectomy is the best way to reduce their risk for the disease, compared… Continue reading

Breast cancer risk assessment and prevention must start earlier

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A recent study of risk factors for breast cancer in young women suggests risk assessment and prevention, using techniques that avoid radiation, such as MRI, should start much earlier in life. The study… Continue reading