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The Galveston County Daily News: Think Pink

September 25, 2016

Think Pink

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Galveston County Daily News and UTMB invite you to ‘Think Pink’

Some of you are probably wondering why The Daily News’ print edition nameplate — normally printed in black ink — is pink today. If so, then we’re already raising awareness about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Sunday 10/26/2014
Breast cancer survivor didn’t want to worry her students
Posted: October 26, 2014

Teacher and golf coach Dawn Gibbs of Friendswood kept her bout with cancer quiet at first — she didn’t want to worry her students.

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Saturday 10/18/2014
‘I don’t have time to cry – I have to fight’
Posted: October 18, 2014

Pam Nicolini of Texas City had taken shelter from Hurricane Rita at a friend’s home in East Texas in 2005 when she discovered a lump in her breast.

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Saturday 10/04/2014
Cancer survivor: Get your mammograms
Posted: October 04, 2014

Stella Lucas had driven taxis, ridden cross-country on the back of a motorcycle and lived a life she unabashedly described as “all over the place.”

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Wednesday 10/01/2014
Well-versed in mammograms, and then some
Posted: October 01, 2014

As the director of breast imaging at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, I am often asked to give public talks during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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At-risk women should arm themselves with knowledge
Posted: October 01, 2014

I have a message for all the women with mothers, grandmothers, sisters or aunts who have had breast cancer. Prevention is better than treatment.

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New cancer treatments leading to better outcomes
Posted: October 01, 2014

The number of women being diagnosed with breast cancer has been decreasing. This is believed to be related to early diagnosis and improved treatments.

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Most women eligible for breast reconstruction not informed about options
Posted: October 01, 2014

While breast reconstruction is considered elective surgery, undergoing breast reconstruction can have profound emotional and practical benefits.

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Breast cancer and fertility: Know your options
Posted: October 01, 2014

One of the issues of concern to young women diagnosed with breast cancer, especially of reproductive age, is whether amenorrhea is permanent or transient.

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Many surgical breast biopsies unnecessary
Posted: October 01, 2014

UTMB investigators have found that the older the surgeon and the smaller the surgical facility, the more likely a woman would end up undergoing an expensive surgical procedure when a simple needle biopsy is now the recommended protocol.

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