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Saving Lives?

— So the Breast Care Unit has clearly not forgotten me, and I am due back for a monitoring appointment next week. I am happy to go, as I want to discuss my medication, but I will again be declining a mammogram which will give me no useful information. 809 more words

Free exercise program for women who have had breast cancer at any stage in their lives

We still have registration spots available for the Winter YWCA ENCORE session. Encore is a free after breast cancer exercise program for women who have experienced breast cancer at any stage in their lives. 42 more words

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Truven Finds New Cancer Screening Prevents Unnecessary Procedures

ANN ARBOR — Patients who receive breast tomosynthesis in annual breast cancer screening experienced fewer recalls, fewer diagnostic procedures, earlier detection, and less costly treatment than patients using traditional two-dimensional imaging alone, according to a new study by Ann Arbor-based Truven Health Analytics. 363 more words

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Hello, World!

This is my new blog for KINE 320 Winter 2015!

This blog is created for a course at Cal Poly.

What Doctors Should be Telling You about Breast Cancer Screening

Some doctors are choosing to ignore the latest research findings on breast cancer screening.  Despite evidence that demonstrates how breast cancer screening may be doing more harm than good, women are still faced with ‘pink’ messaging and propaganda that promotes screening and ignores or downplays the harms. 507 more words

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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

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