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.
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.
I have a message for all the women with mothers, grandmothers, sisters or aunts who have had breast cancer. Prevention is better than treatment.
While breast reconstruction is considered elective surgery, undergoing breast reconstruction can have profound emotional and practical benefits.
Due to national organizations such as the Susan G. Komen Foundation, coupled with local grass root efforts such as Santa Fe Chamber Women in Business Bra Dazzle, women are gathering together and organizing groups that provide educational resources, support and awareness of breast cancer.
The goal of the Look Good … Feel Better program is more than skin deep. The free workshop aims to boost spirits as well as outward appearance.
New very basic studies with breast cancer cells are providing new information that could be exploited for novel diagnostics that could increase survival rates from this deadly disease.
At the UTMB Breast Health and Imaging Center at Victory Lakes, a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled team of breast care specialists provides the most comprehensive and compassionate diagnostic and therapeutic service possible, all in one comfortable, convenient setting.