Posts Tagged "thermography"

Breast Cancer Increasing in Younger Women: News, Research and Strategies for Prevention

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 | 5 comments

Breast Cancer Increasing in Younger Women: News, Research and Strategies for Prevention

Today, doctors, scientists and patients fighting breast cancer are seeing progress in treating and defeating this all-too-common illness: Overall, survival rates are increasing and innovative research continues to refine improvements in treatment, prevention and care. However, in younger women under the age of 40, a new report suggests that incidence rates are climbing —  slowly but steadily. This younger group of breast cancer patients is particularly vulnerable, showing more aggressive forms of the disease and the lowest five year survival rates for this type of cancer. Biochemical...

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Breast Density, Mammography and New Technologies in Breast Imaging

Posted on Feb 22, 2011 | 0 comments

Breast Density, Mammography and New Technologies in Breast Imaging

Deborah Rhodes, a physician at the Mayo Clinic, became passionately involved in the field of breast imaging technology when one of her pregnant patients found a breast lump, which fortunately was benign. The patient posed the question of how she would be able to know if any future mass was benign or malignant? How confident was Dr. Rhodes that any tumor would be found on a mammogram in this young woman?

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