Items Tagged ‘Dr. Carrie Hruska’

October 15, 2018

Personalized screening: finding and treating breast cancer sooner

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to reflect on new, individualized approaches to detecting and treating a cancer that affects 1 in 8 American women. Deborah Rhodes, M.D. and her Mayo Clinic colleagues are working to identify the best targeted screening tools and guidelines for women with a higher risk of developing breast […]

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Tags: #breast cancer screening, #dense breast tissue, #Dr. Deborah Rhodes, #Dr. Michael O'Connor, #Dr. Myra Wick, #molecular breast imaging, 3-D mammograms, breast cancer, breast density, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Carrie Hruska, mayo clinic

August 25, 2015

Cost-effective Addition to Mammography in Detecting Cancer in Dense Breast Tissue

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

One out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some time in her life. In all, over 2.8 million women in the U.S. have a history of or are currently being treated for breast cancer. While deaths from breast cancer have been decreasing since 1989, over 40,000 women will die this […]

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Tags: breast cancer, breast density, cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Carrie Hruska, individualized medicine, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine

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