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Dear Ms. Robach

An open letter to Good Morning America News Anchor and breast cancer “survivor,” 

Ms. Amy Robach


Dear Ms. Robach,

What a journey you have had recently. 1,808 more words

Breast Cancer

Grandmother Advocates Annual Mammogram at Ella Health

Doris Barbara never expected to become and advocate of a mammogram center. Now 80, she’s been getting an annual screening exam for many years but she always sort of dreaded it. 313 more words


How should you prepare for a mammogram?

To prepare for a mammogram you should:

  1. Try to schedule your mammogram at a time when your breasts are least tender or 10 days after the onset of your menstrual cycle.
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Breast Health

A New Model for Women's Health Care

One of the first things you notice when you walk into an Ella Health center is the pleasant music. The next is the beautiful décor, not at all like a typical clinic. 469 more words

Breast Cancer Screening

Why do I need a mammogram?

The American Cancer Society recommends that a woman has her baseline mammogram between the ages of 35-40. Women over the age of 40 should have a mammogram annually. 111 more words

Breast Health

Understanding Compression for a More Comfortable Mammogram

Mammography has come a long way as it’s moved from film to digital and finally to 3D. The images are clearer than ever before allowing us to find more cancers earlier when they are most easily treated. 414 more words

Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer blood test in development would predict a woman's risk of disease up to a decade ahead

A simple blood test which predicts a woman’s likelihood of suffering breast cancer is being developed by scientists.

For the first time, researchers have identified a way of discovering whether a woman is at risk even if she has no genetic predisposition. 658 more words