Cancer Screenings You Might Be Missing

Most women know about mammograms and physical exams to check for early signs of breast cancer, but many may not be getting recommended screening exams to help detect and prevent other types of cancer.
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CONCLUSIONS: Mammography and ultrasound remain the leading modalities in breast imaging among males for diagnostic workup of palpable mass, with gynecomastia being the predominant diagnosis. However, presentation with palpable mass was also associated with malignancy. Despite a notable MBC rate in our cohort, the likelihood of cancer is low in young patients and in cases of gynecomastia. PMID: 31599508 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
We examined the hazard function adjusted for adherence to surveillance mammography to examine variations in LR risk and the effect of RT over time.MethodsCrude hazard estimates for the development of LR in a population cohort of DCIS treated by BCS  ± RT were computed. Multivariable extended Cox models and hazard plots were used to examine the association between receipt of RT and risk of each outcome adjusted for baseline covariates and adherence to mammography.ResultsPopulation cohort includes 3262 women treated by BCS; 1635 received RT. Median follow-up was 13  years. LR developed in 364 women ...
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Women living in the U.S. but born elsewhere are less likely than women born...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cities in New England have highest breast screening rates Should elderly patients continue cancer screening? Mammo rates for immigrant women in U.S. have improved Global lifestyles, immigration patterns bring changes in breast cancer screening Grassroots groups address high breast cancer rate among immigrants
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Williams set out to pay for 53 mammograms, and this Breast Cancer Awareness Month, his foundation announced they far exceeded that goal
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To measure mammography-related pain in two groups of women undergoing regular surveillance as a baseline for future care.
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Authors: Novikov SN, Chernaya AV, Krzhivitsky PI, Kanaev SV, Krivorotko PV, Artemyeva AS, Popova NS Abstract OBJECTIVE: To compare diagnostic accuracy of scintimammography (SMG) and digital mammography (DS) in the diagnosis of multicentric breast cancer. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Three hundred and sixty seven women with histologically confirmed breast cancer were included in this analysis. All patients were candidates for conservative breast surgery and had cT1-3N0-1 stage of disease. Scintimammography was performed in prone position 5-10min after intravenous injection of 740MBq of technetium-99m-methoxy-isobtyl-is...
Source: Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Tags: Hell J Nucl Med Source Type: research
Conclusion: In conclusion, women with breast cancer may attempt to use CAM due to hopelessness. Therefore, in the course of medical treatment of patients, CAM practices should be questioned, they should be provided counseling and if necessary, referred for psychological support.
Source: Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
Many young women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, which is why it ’s important to be “breast aware” long before starting annual screening mammograms.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
Black women continue to be at higher risk of breast cancer death compared with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Patient navigation boosts women's screening compliance ISMRM: Personalized breast cancer screening is at hand Black women have worse breast cancer outcomes Patient navigators help black women with mammograms ACR, SBI: Some black women need earlier breast screening
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Women worry about breast cancer -- although some more than others, according...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Patient navigation boosts women's screening compliance CEUS helps reduce unnecessary breast biopsies Mammography self-compression boosts patient experience Risk assessment best for women with dense breasts 6 vital steps to ensure success in breast screening
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