Items Tagged ‘Nancy Cappello Ph.D.’

Regaining Perspective on Health, Wealth and Worry

September 4, 2014

Regaining Perspective on Health, Wealth and Worry

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

Article Originally Featured on Huffington Post (Re-Blogged With Author’s Permission)   My husband Joe and I recently celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary with an adventure traversing to historic and national sites in five states. The chartered bus trip began in Denver venturing through Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and South Dakota. I never saw the bottom of […]

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Tags: Are You Dense, Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics


Breast Density & Mammography Reporting Act Introduced to Senate & House

August 26, 2014

Breast Density & Mammography Reporting Act Introduced to Senate & House

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Kelly Ayotte have introduced a bill to improve breast cancer detection following a companion bill introduced in the House by Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Steve Israel. Dr. Nancy Cappello, Founder and Director of Are You Dense Advocacy, Inc. and the inspiration behind the first density reporting law in the country reports, “Through […]

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Tags: Breast, breast cancer, breast density, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome science


July 8, 2014

Missouri is 19th State Signing Breast Density Bill into Law

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

As of today, women in 31 states leave their yearly mammogram appointment without the knowledge of their own breast density number. This single data point is important in tailoring personalized care for each woman, and assisting in possible further preventative care. Are You Dense, Inc. released a press release announcing the passing of the 19th […]

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Tags: Are You Dense, biomarker, biomarkers, breast cancer, breast density, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics


June 5, 2014

Mammography: Just Some of the Facts, Ma’am

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  Article Originally Published on HuffingtonPost (Re-Blogged with Author’s Permission) Since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) report on breast cancer screening in 2009, articles about the benefits and harms of mammography screening have accelerated. It is remarkable that a technology that women have counted on for decades for the early detection of breast cancer and its subsequent […]

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Tags: Are You Dense, breast cancer, breast density, breast density law, center for individualized medicine, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, genomic medicine


May 22, 2014

What Happens in Vegas… Is Exposed!

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  Article Originally Published on Huffington Post (Re-Blogged with Author’s Permission) One can hardly talk about Las Vegas without including the word “breasts” to describe some of the razzle-dazzle scantily-clad entertainment. Bombarded with busts and breasts before I entered Caesar’s Palace, I marveled at such a perfect setting for the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NBCB) […]

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Tags: Are You Dense, breast cancer, breast density, breast density law, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome


May 8, 2014

Caution: Kitty Litter, Prescription Drugs and Dense Breasts?

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  Article Originally Found at Huffington Post (Re-Posted with Author’s Permission) Warning labels — they’re ubiquitous. Whether issued by a manufacturer or a government agency, the vast array of warnings is to educate and protect the consumer from the potential risks of a product. Prescription drug warnings about loose stools, leakages, nosebleeds and “erections that may last […]

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Tags: Are You Dense, breast cancer, breast density, breast density law, center for individualized medicine, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing


April 24, 2014

Staggering Disparity in Breast Cancer Diagnosis: How 100 Miles Make the Difference

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

Article Originally Found at Huffington Post (Re-Posted with Author’s Permission) Meet Jan and Cindy — two women who are similar in several ways. Both are mothers, wives, dutiful and health-conscious patients. Each had a mother with breast cancer; each never missed their yearly mammography screening and, like 40 percent of women, each has dense breast tissue. Diagnosed with invasive […]

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Tags: Are YouDense, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing, genomic medicine, genomics


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