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When A Train Is Not A Boat, And A Row Boat Is Not A Luxury Liner

Why Mammography cannot be compared with breast thermography. I have recently seen the media go crazy with a study that was done at Bryn Mawr Hospital comparing mammography and thermography for breast cancer detection. The thermal images in the study failed to impress those conducting the study. And so...

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Psych Effects Linger After False Positive Mammograms

Mammograms can detect breast cancer early, and save lives. But they can also lead to false alarms that take a heavy psychological toll, a new study found. The Danish study of more than 1,300 women found that those who received “false positive” results on their screening mammograms reported symptoms...

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Breast Cancer Cells Gorge On Sugar

Breast Cancer Campaign Scientists at the University of Southampton have found that breast cancer cells leach sugar from the blood stream and have found a new way to target cells providing an alternative treatment for chemotherapy resistant breast cancer. The treatment exploits a novel link, identified by the scientists,...

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Watchful Waiting Best for Low-Risk Breast Lesions

A new study shows that slow-growing breast lesions classified as “probably benign” commonly found with ultrasound screenings can be safely re-evaluated in 12 months instead of being immediately followed up with unnecessary biopsies and exams. Current guidelines suggest that such lesions should be followed up either with a biopsy...

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