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Risk-Reducing Nipple-Sparing Mastectomies Highly Effective for BRCA Patients

New Research and Procedures Support Surgeries with Superior Cosmetic Results Abstract: Multi-Institutional Study of the Oncologic Safety of Prophylactic Nipple Sparing Mastectomy in a BRCA Population

By |April 14th, 2016|Newsroom|Comments Off on Risk-Reducing Nipple-Sparing Mastectomies Highly Effective for BRCA Patients

The DCIS Debate: New Study Finds that More Than Half of Women with Under Treated DCIS Recur within Five Years

Researchers Caution Against Watch and Wait Philosophy Abstract: Are We Over-Treating Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)?

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Breast Cancer Patients Choose to Maintain Pregnancy Options as Choices Expand

New Study Highlights Need for Widespread Patient Counseling Abstract: Fertility in Young Women of Child-Bearing Age after Breast Cancer: Are We Giving Them a Better Chance?

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New Study Finds Half of All Women Age 40 to 44 Qualify for Early Screening under New Guidelines

Risk Assessment Crucial for Women Age 40 to 44 Abstract: Application of the 2015 ACS and ASBS Screening Mammography Guidelines: Risk Assessment is Critical for Women Ages 40-44

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The West Clinic Helps Launch National Trial of Groundbreaking Non-Surgical Breast Cancer Treatment

The West Clinic (Memphis, TN) is helping to launch a groundbreaking multi-center clinical trial of cryoablation to treat breast cancer without the trauma of surgery.

By |June 15th, 2015|Newsroom|Comments Off on The West Clinic Helps Launch National Trial of Groundbreaking Non-Surgical Breast Cancer Treatment

TeraMedica Debuts Powerful Analytics Platform for Evercore VNA at HIMSS 2015

TeraMedica introduce at HIMSS 2015 a sophisticated analytics platform and dashboard for its vendor neutral archive (VNA).

By |April 6th, 2015|Newsroom|Comments Off on TeraMedica Debuts Powerful Analytics Platform for Evercore VNA at HIMSS 2015

Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Rarely More Cost-Effective Than Screening Mammography for High Risk Women

Highlights Need for More Sensitive and Economical Screening Techniques Abstract: Cost-Effectiveness of Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in Patients at High Risk for Breast Cancer Without a Known BRCA Mutation

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Multi-Gene Panel Testing Provides Broader Information About Breast Cancer Risk

More Data May Pose New Questions Abstract: Multi-Gene Panel Testing Detects Equal Rates of Pathogenic BRCA1/2 Mutations and Has a Higher Diagnostic Yield Compared to Limited BRCA1/2 Analysis Alone in Patients at Risk for Hereditary Breast Cancer

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Nipple-Sparing Mastectomies as Safe as More Radical Procedures for Appropriate Patients

Abstract: Overall Survival, Disease-Free Survival, and Nipple-Areolar Recurrence in the Setting of NippleSparing Mastectomy: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Literature Review

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