Items Tagged ‘Dr. Carrie Hruska’

October 15, 2018

Personalized screening: finding and treating breast cancer sooner

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

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

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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