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What is DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction?

By Douglas A. Roth, MD FACS | Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery Women undergoing single or double mastectomy as part of their breast cancer treatment have the option to select an advanced microsurgical plastic surgery technique – the DIEP flap – for autologous tissue breast reconstruction. DIEP is an acronym for Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator, […]

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CareMount Medical Offers Advanced Technology for Breast Cancer Patients

CareMount Medical Breast Surgeons and Radiologists First in the Region to Use the SAVI SCOUT® Wire-Free Radar Localization System

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Navigating the “New Normal” After Breast Cancer Treatment – Tips to Help Breast Cancer Survivors Enhance the Quality of Their Lives

Oncology/Hematology Hooray! The moment that you’ve been awaiting has arrived. You have successfully completed treatment for breast cancer.  No more radiation or chemotherapy.  Time to return to “everyday normal.”  But, wait…

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5 Things You Should Question If You Have Been Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

By Lyda E. Rojas Carroll, MD FACS | Breast Surgery  What is the stage and type of cancer?  This can be answered by testing a tissue sample, commonly known as biopsy, which can be done using either ultrasound mammogram or a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).  This radiographic testing along with a breast exam can tell you the […]

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Breast Screening And Breast Biopsy: What Every Woman Should Know

A woman should plan to have a mammogram every year beginning at age 40, preferably one week after her period has ended. Those women with dense breasts should also request an ultrasound to allow for better visualization. Ultrasound uses sounds waves to determine if there are solid masses hidden within the dense tissue. If an […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, but can also affect men. In 2015, an estimated 1,658,370 people in the United States will be diagnosed breast cancer, and 589,430 will be die from breast cancer. With early detection and treatment, those who are diagnosed can fight back against breast cancer.

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New Advance in Mammography

By Marc A. Hertz, MD | Radiology  Much has been written about a new advance in mammography, known as Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, or DBT. Radiologists have struggled for years to find a means to identify small masses in women with dense, glandular breast architecture- almost half of all women will have a dense breast architecture. […]

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Breast Screening and Breast Biopsy: What Every Woman Should Know

By Lyda E. Rojas Carroll, MD, FACS | Breast Surgery A woman should plan to have a mammogram every year beginning at age 40, preferably one week after her period has ended. Those women with dense breasts should also request an ultrasound to allow for better visualization. Ultrasound uses sounds waves to determine if there are […]

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World Breastfeeding Awareness Week

By Judy McAvoy RNC, IBCLC Twenty-two years ago the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) initiated the World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) campaign to focus and facilitate actions to promote, protect and support breastfeeding. The theme and slogan this year is: WBW 2014: BREASTFEEDING: A Winning Goal- For LIFE! UNICEF, WHO and The American Academy of […]

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