Yale New Haven Health Breast Imaging Van Coming to Mohegan
Yale New Haven Health's 3-D mammography and breast imaging van will provide women with access to the latest breast imaging technology at Mohegan Sun next week and on specified dates every month during the rest of the year.Source: Yahoo! News
Yale Scientists Reveal Molecular Pathway for Smarter Breast Cancer Drugs
New research at Yale has revealed major differences in aggressive types of breast cancer, and the potential for smarter treatments for patients. Triple-negative breast cancer, which has a low survival rate and a lack of helpful molecular biomarkers — specific proteins that signal the presence of disease — is among the most aggressive breast cancer subtypes.Source: Yale West Campus News
Positively Pink: Technology Making Mammogram Callbacks Less Frequent
Doctors at the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Waterford look at family and medical history as well as mammogram images when women get their annual screenings. Sometimes doctors spot an area that looks abnormal.Source: WTNH News 8
Smilow Shares Waterford and Westerly to Host Virtual Sessions on Breast Cancer Awareness and Treatment Advances
Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers in Waterford and Westerly will be hosting a virtual Smilow Shares program on “Breast Cancer Awareness and Treatment Advances” on Tuesday, October 28 at 7pm.
Smilow Shares Fairfield and Trumbull to Host Virtual Sessions on Breast Cancer Awareness and Treatment Advances
Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers in Fairfield and Trumbull will be hosting a virtual Smilow Shares program on “Breast Cancer Awareness and Treatment Advances” on Tuesday, October 21 at 7pm.
Breast Cancer Treatments Less ‘Radical,’ More Effective than Ever, Doctors Say
It’s been years, even decades since breast cancer was considered a death sentence, and advancements occurring at virtually every stage of its detection and treatment frequently generate more welcome news.Source: The Day
She Knew It Was Breast Cancer. So Why Didn't Doctors Believe Her?
Research from the American Cancer Society shows that while Black and white women are diagnosed with breast cancer at similar rates, Black women are more likely to be diagnosed both at younger ages and at later stages of the disease. Breast cancer advocate Jessica Florence opens up about her experiences with medical racism.Source: Elle