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Next steps uncertain for women with dense breasts

WASHINGTON – More women are learning their breasts are so dense that it’s more difficult for mammograms to spot cancer. But new research suggests automatically giving them an extra test isn’t necessarily the solution. 761 more words


WHEN A LUMP IS JUST A LUMP: Losing My S**t at the Doctors Office

I had to make a routine trip to see my doctor today and it reminded me of a not-so-routine-trip 2 years ago.

I had scheduled a mammogram after finding a lump and was very apprehensive about the appointment. 535 more words

Mammograms and Memories

One of the reasons for my reluctance to host a regular blog has been fear. Fear that the posts will be self-indulgent twaddle, or boring rants instead of relevant, helpful and  interesting!  1,135 more words

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European Researchers Developing Less Painful Mammogram

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - For many women getting a mammogram is a stressful occasion because until the study is read and reported there is fear about what the results might say. 109 more words

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It's Here: The 2015 Edition of #GivingTuesday!

Today is #GivingTuesday?

It’s a national movement to make today the philanthropic equivalent of Black Friday or Cyber Monday. On last year’s #GivingTuesday, tens of millions of dollars were raised for nearly 4,000 nonprofits.  366 more words


Doctors: New Technologies, Including 3-D Imaging, Could Replace Traditional Mammograms

(CBS) – When it comes to detecting breast cancer, doctors now have new ways to find tumors and save lives.

CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist checked out two of the latest technologies at the Radiological Society of North America’s annual meeting at McCormick Place. 334 more words