Mining Brain Metastasis for Answers
When lung cancer and breast cancer relapse, they often metastasize in the brain. The tumors that arise in the brain develop novel characteristics, differences that oft en confer resistance to existing drug therapies and create opportunities for new detection and treatment approaches for Yale Cancer Center researchers.
Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care at the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers in Trumbull, Fairfield, and at Bridgeport Hospital
Smilow Cancer Hospital, in partnership with the Norma Pfriem Breast Center in Trumbull, Fairfield, and at Bridgeport Hospital, are at the forefront of providing innovative and compassionate multi- disciplinary breast care.
FDA Clearance for Breast Density Classification AI Algorithm
Academic-industry partnership leading to FDA510(k) clearance for an AI algorithm that assesses breast density from a mammography study and provides an ACR BI-RADS Atlas 5th Edition breast density category.Source: PME Receives FDA Clearance for Breast Density Algorithm
Breast Cancer: Cost-Effectiveness of Neoadjuvant-Adjuvant Treatment Strategies
In HER2-positive early stage (stage I-II) breast cancer, several different preoperative (also called neoadjuvant) chemotherapy options exist, each of these is associated with a different rate of complete eradication of cancer from the breast and lymph nodes (called pathologic complete response or pCR). Patients who experience pCR have excellent long term survival.Source: MedicalResearch.com
Yale Rolls Out New Mammography Van with First-of-its-Kind Technology in the Country
Yale New Haven Health has a new tool to help keep people all over Connecticut healthy: the mobile mammography van. It is the first van in the country with both 3D mammography and ultrasound technology.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.