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Breast Cancer

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  • No more annual pelvic exams for women? Ovarian cancer group responds

    No more annual pelvic exams for women? Ovarian cancer group responds
    The American College of Physicians recently recommended that women do not need to have a pelvic exam on an annual basis. Following is a response from Ovarian Cancer National Alliance CEO Calaneet Balas regarding the new recommendations:  “...
  • Routine pelvic exam should be discontinued, physicians group says

    The routine pelvic exam endured by healthy women at their physician's office is a yearly ritual that frequently produces pain, anxiety and embarrassment in return for no documented benefit, and it should be discontinued, an influential physicians group...
  • Study: healthy women don't need a common gynecology exam

    MINNEAPOLIS The pelvic exam, a common but often uncomfortable ritual for millions of American women, might be unnecessary for those who don't have symptoms of a gynecological problem. Research led by the Minneapolis VA Medical Center found no evidence...
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

    Monday Arachne's Labyrinth, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie. Free. Call 954-201-6984. Breakfast with Sunrise Chamber, 7:30 to 10 a.m. at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Sawgrass Mills, 3003 N. University Drive,...
  • Confusion over doctor lists is costly for Obamacare enrollees in state

    Confusion over doctor lists is costly for Obamacare enrollees in state
    Frustration and legal challenges over the network of doctors and hospitals for Obamacare patients have marred an otherwise successful rollout of the federal healthcare law in California. Limiting the number of medical providers was part of an effort...
  • Sunday's Bulletin Board

    Sunday Aquarium: Behind the Scenes, 2 to 2:30 p.m. at Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St., Hollywood. $2. Call 954-357-5161. Castaway Island, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. at Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park, 3300 N. Park Road, Hollywood. $8 plus $1.50 park...
  • READER SUBMITTED: A Student Of The Glenholme School Is Recognized By DAR

    Each year, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) present the Good Citizenship Award to youth who demonstrate outstanding character, dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism. In June, the Judea Chapter of DAR honored high school students...
  • Women face gender-specific challenges in fighting addiction and alcoholism

    MIAMI "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" trumpeted a popular book in the 1990s. Author John Gray didn't sell 50 million copies of his book and spark a pop culture fire by telling us anything most of us hadn't learned by grade school. Men and women...
  • EVMS lands 2 grants of $100,000 -- for diabetes and breast cancer research

    EVMS lands 2 grants of $100,000 -- for diabetes and breast cancer research
    Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology has awarded 2 grants to EVMS researchers. Jerry Nadler, MD, received one of the grants for his research into Type 1 diabetes; he is focusing on the enzyme 12-Lipoxygenase, which has been associated with...
  • Arctic veteran and cancer survivor continues fitness regimen at 82

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. Eileen Birdsong has faced cancer three times over the past two decades, but she has never let it slow her down. During eight months of radiation treatment for breast cancer in the mid-1990s, the Pleasanton woman walked the 6-mile...
  • Cottage Cafe Adds A Healthy Layer To Its Menu

    Cottage Cafe Adds A Healthy Layer To Its Menu
    It was just about a year ago that famed chef Patty Queen was diagnosed with breast cancer, underwent a double mastectomy and chemotherapy. The treatment and recovery had her thinking more than ever about her passion, food. Queen, who, with her brother...