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Breast Cancer Diagnosis NJ
15 May
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Breast Cancer Diagnosis NJ: What are the Warning Signs?

By staying on top of your breast health, and going in for regular mammograms, you can potentially avoid a late stage breast cancer diagnosis. As we all know—mammograms save lives by detecting breast cancer in its earliest stages—when it’s still ...

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Breast Cancer Diagnosis NJ
10 Apr
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Breast Cancer Diagnosis NJ: How is breast cancer diagnosed?

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed type of cancer, and second leading cause of cancer death among women in New Jersey. As scary as that sounds, know that a breast cancer diagnosis isn’t a death sentence – especially if ...

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19 Mar
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Endometriosis Awareness Month: Endometriosis at a Glance

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, but chances are you weren’t aware! Unlike breast cancer, public awareness of endometriosis is relatively low – yet one out of every ten women of reproductive age is affected by it, and it’s a leading ...

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15 Feb
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Breast Biopsy Preference May be Linked to Overestimation of Breast Cancer Risk

According to a recent survey study by Dr. Lars Grimm of Duke University School of Medicine, some women prefer an immediate breast biopsy to follow-up imaging. The findings suggest that women who believe there’s any chance that they have breast ...

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22 Jan
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Is 3D Mammography Really Better Than 2D?

The purported benefits of 3D mammography include everything from higher breast cancer detection rates to lower patient recall rates. But in a hype driven world, is the technology behind digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) really superior to traditional mammography? Benefits of ...

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20 Dec
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Study: 3D Mammography Better Identifies Smaller Cancer than 2D Mammography

A recent study conducted by Yale researchers, and presented at the RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago, found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), more commonly referred to as 3D mammography, identifies smaller breast cancer than traditional 2D screening mammograms. While previous ...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month NJ
06 Nov
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Can I Lower my Risk?

While there are many risk factors for breast cancer that are out of our hands, it’s comforting to know that there are some we can control. Doesn’t it feel like Breast Cancer Awareness Month flew by? We were just preparing ...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month
04 Oct
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: We’ve Come a Long Way

The beginning of breast cancer awareness month was marked with sad news. VEEP actress, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, recently announced that she has breast cancer. “One in eight women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one,” she shared via Twitter. “The good ...

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21 Sep
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: It’s Personal

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017 approaches, it’s time to reflect on your breast health. For those of us who have suffered through the hell of breast cancer – whether experiencing it firsthand, or supporting a loved one – we ...

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Breast Cancer Screening NJ
08 Sep
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How Early Should You Be Screened For Breast Cancer?

Breast Cancer Awareness: How Early Should You Be Screened For Breast Cancer?  New research suggests that annual mammograms – starting at age 40 – reduce death rates by 40 percent. These findings are significant, and timely, as Breast Cancer Awareness ...

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