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I'm Not a Ford Pinto

I’m Not a Ford Pinto

The AP reported “Dense Breasts a Problem for Tests.” Two things struck me: 1) Dense breasts hinder identifying cancer and 2) The “small benefit” of implementing ultrasound screening doesn’t matter to scientists. 325 more words

Breast Cancer

Mammogram - NORMAL!!

OMG!! Talk about a sigh of relief!! I just had my second mammogram done on November 20th and got an email with the results – NORMAL!! 169 more words

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Cancer Claims Another Sister

Cancer Claims Another

News media reported another celebrity has died from cancer. This is becoming a weekly occurrence. It’s certainly monthly. Although the exact cause was not listed, and all cancers are bad, the prevalence of breast cancer deaths seems to be increasing. 250 more words

Breast Cancer

Cancer Blows

It’s Not Cleveland

I’ve always liked the song “Goin’ through the Big D” by Mark Chesnutt. It’s about going through divorce—not Dallas. When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I felt the same way. 261 more words

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Ella Health CEO Featured in Reuter's Article

Ella Health Chief Executive Melissa Dyrdahl recently got to talk about why we do so much to ensure that women have a better mammography experience. It’s all about making women more comfortable so they will be more likely to get a breast cancer screening exam. 141 more words

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Breast and Cervical cancer awareness and screening campaign

The concept was born in a humble manner and we commenced working on it immediately. I just shared my idea of introducing a breast cancer screening facility (that will spread nationwide) to some friends of mine in Med School and before we knew it the ball was rolling. 332 more words

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I wake up screening! [screaming?]

This was the title of a recent BMJ editorial. The general public and politicians do not understand screening. There is an inescapable logic in most peoples’ mind that suggests… 528 more words