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Women still feel annual mammogram exam necessary

After decades of hearing they should get mammograms every year, women got the message.

The problem is that the message has changed.

A new survey by NPR found t… 409 more words

Life

A Friend Can Be Like a Good Bra...

On my 40th birthday, my lovely internist scheduled me for my very first mammogram.  This was my response:

A birthday mammogram? That’s a terrible present.  I obeyed her being the compliant girl that I am, and I was henceforth ushered into the next stage of womanhood.   844 more words

Divorce

To My Cousins: An Open Letter (Part 3)

…Unfortunately, we can’t separate the desirable genetic inheritances from the challenging. Well, they can in the labs.

And to keep it completely real: I don’t know that any of it is true—the genetic, racial, etc, factors contributing to the cause of my diagnosis. 116 more words

A safety communication has been issued due to a problem with the quality of mammograms at Boston Diagnostic Imaging in Orlando, Florida.

The FDA is alerting patients who had mammograms at Boston Diagnostic Imaging located in Orlando, Florida, anytime on or after May 13, 2013, about possible problems with the quality of their mammograms. 79 more words

Knowledge Areas

To My Cousins: An Open Letter (Part 2)

You love me.

I can tell.

So if not for you, for your children, for our future, and you want to do something for me: 949 more words

To My Cousins: An Open Letter (Part 1)

To my Cousins: An Open Letter

I have so much to say to you.

I decided the best way to do so is to write a letter to the collective body. 867 more words

FDA Working to Notify Florida Patients Who Had Mammos at Imaging Facility

Mammograms at Boston Diagnostic Imaging in Orlanda, Florida: FDA Safety Communication – Quality Problems

AUDIENCE: Family Practice, OBGYN, Oncology, Radiology, Patient

ISSUE: FDA is alerting patients who had mammograms at Boston Diagnostic Imaging located in Orlando, Florida, anytime on or after May 13, 2013, about possible problems with the quality of their mammograms. 543 more words