Archives: October 2016

  • Preventative Mastectomy Rates Rise in the U.S.

    October 24, 2016
    More women are choosing to have healthy breast tissue removed to prevent the likelihood of breast cancer. That’s the finding of a recent study into the use of preventative mastectomies in the United States. That rate, in fact, has increased dramatically over the past decade. Preventative mastectomies are generally performed when a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in a...read more
  • Follow-Up CT Scans Can Reduce Lung Cancer Mortality

    October 16, 2016
    Outside of skin cancer, lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United states. The disease strikes women as readily as men, impacting an estimated 224,000 new people each year. Some 158,000 Americans die from lung cancer annually, shedding light on the need to enhance testing and earlier interventions. Studies have found that the use of...read more

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