Monthly Archives: February 2011

As discussed here and here, a new study reveals that far too many surgical breast biopsies, rather than less invasive and safer needle biopsies, are being performed on women who have abnormal mammograms. The following Op-Ed in the New York … Continue reading

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As discussed in further detail here, a new study reveals that too often surgical breast biopsies, and not less invasive and safer needle biopsies, are being performed on women who have abnormal mammograms. This NBC Nightly News report discusses the … Continue reading

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Too many women with abnormal mammograms or other breast problems are undergoing surgical biopsies when they should be having needle biopsies, which are safer, less invasive and cheaper, researchers are reporting, according to media reports including this from the New … Continue reading

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As discussed here and here, Best Doctors, Inc., based in Boston, selected Dr. Jay Harness to receive the Best Doctors in America designation for 2011-2012. Best Doctors gives people access to the best minds in medicine, so they have the … Continue reading

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As discussed previously here and here, a new study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, otherwise known by the acronym JAMA, will influence and reduce surgical treatment for many women diagnosed with breast cancer. The study finds … Continue reading

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As discussed previously on this page, a new report in the Journal of the American Medical Association may influence, and reduce, surgical treatment for most women diagnosed with breast cancer. Why This Matters: If armpit lymph node removal can be … Continue reading

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A new study finds that many women with early breast cancer do not need a painful procedure that has long been routine: removal of cancerous lymph nodes from the armpit. According to this report in the New York Times, this … Continue reading

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Undertaking 150 minutes a week of moderate physical activity can reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to the new Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health released by World Health Organization. According to this media release from the World … Continue reading

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