Tag Archive: mammograms

Tribute to a Nurse

Dark Days of Breast Cancer At 12:05 a.m. light streamed across my bed as the door opened into my hospital room. It was not unusual for nurses to come and go at all hours. I was wide awake, anyway, since I could find no peace and rest from my inner turmoil. My nearly perfect life […]

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Can the Risk of Breast Cancer be Determined Through Breast Milk?

If mammography screening is our most valid test for the early detection of breast cancer, could there be additional indicators that help women know if they are at risk? Early research indicates that breast milk may hold clues as to whether or not women are at risk for developing breast cancer. Dr. Kathleen Arcaro states in […]

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Mammograms Can Reveal More Than Breast Cancer

Your health and long life can depend on early detection. Can mammograms detect more than breast cancer? Women are always asking me about calcifications and how they relate to their health. Here are some interesting statistics that may give us insight through mammograms into our future health. Mammogram: Heart Predictor? by Ann Lukits Wall Street […]

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Mammograms Still Save Women’s Lives

My son, Kevin Hail, COO of National Breast Cancer Foundation arrived at work before me today. As he walked down the hallway at our NBCF headquarters, he looked in my empty office and said aloud, “I thank God Mom got a mammogram before the age of 50.” At 34 years old, I felt a lump […]

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