Tag: mammograms

Lumpectomy or Mastectomy? Cancer Survivor Makes a...

A Jazzercise instructor for 30 years, Brenda Cavallo is best described as upbeat and energetic. But as cancer began claiming...

October 25, 2021

Fear of COVID-19 Almost Leads to a...

As a clinical art therapist for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Morgen Chesonis-Gonzalez is always diligent about getting her annual mammogram...

October 13, 2021

A Reminder: Timely Mammograms are Critical

Candy Hernandez knew she was a little behind on getting her mammogram. Like many women, she allowed family obligations to...

October 6, 2021

Miami Cancer Institute Experts Urge Resuming Cancer...

The COVID-19 pandemic last year had a dramatic impact on cancer screenings that has “altered what we have done in...

June 24, 2021

When to Get a Mammogram

Guidelines for undergoing a mammography have shifted over the years, depending on which medical association is writing the guidelines. Most...

May 29, 2019

How 3D Mammograms Help Detect Breast Cancer...

“3D mammography gives us a clearer picture of breast tissue, especially in patients with dense breasts,” said Darlene Da Costa,...

July 5, 2018

Roundup: More People Are Being Screened for...

Americans are increasingly following guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings, but that’s not the case for women who should get checked...

April 21, 2017

Roundup: FDA to Ban Sale of e-Cigarettes...

The Food and Drug Administration has finalized a long-anticipated rule for regulating e-cigarettes, cigars, hookahs and other tobacco products. The...

May 6, 2016

When to Get a Mammogram

With the release earlier this year of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study that suggested women start annual mammograms at...

June 27, 2014

Tips for Accurate Mammograms

Several weeks have passed since Angelina Jolie’s eye-opening op-ed article in the New York Times about her double mastectomy and...

June 19, 2013

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