Best Ways To Get Involved With Breast Cancer Awareness Month In DetroitOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Check out these suggestions to see how you can get involved or spread awareness.
It's National Mammography DayIf you can't afford a mammogram, there are programs to help.
New Screening Tech Spots Breast Cancer EarlyA Metro Detroit hospital is the first in the area applying a new kind of technology for breast cancer screening.
Karmanos Touts SoftVue's Advanced Pain-Free Breast Cancer ImagingPeter Littrup, M.D. of Karmanos Cancer Institute describes SoftVue, a new form of ultrasound that is pain-free and intended to replace mammography.
Study: Mammograms Still Beneficial To Beat Cancer For Older WomenDr. Michael Simon, Professor of Oncology at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit says there's been an ongoing debate over when women should begin having annual mammograms.
When Should You Get Your First Mammogram?Many women are uncertain about when they should begin having the tests because of confusing reports in the media.
GVSU Research Suggests Early, Routine Mammograms Would Help Early Cancer DetectionA Grand Valley State University student initiated a study of Michigan breast cancer patients that suggests routine mammography and self-breast exams continue for women ages 40-49 as important screening tools, despite recommendations from a national task force.
Mammogram Testing On The Decline?Only half of insured women ages 40 to 85 got a mammogram between 2006 through 2009.
UM: Routine Mammograms Still Recommended
Study: Mammograms Usefulness Limited