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Providence Wellness Watch: Breast Cancer Screening

September 01, 2017

Learn more about breast cancer screening and the importance of mammograms, featuring Dr. Anupama Acheson from Providence Cancer Center.

PATINA trial studies targeted therapy for breast cancer

August 28, 2017

Patients with hormone-receptor-positive, HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer may qualify for a newly opened clinical trial at Providence Cancer...

Benefits of 3D mammography for women with dense breast tissue

October 05, 2015

More than 200,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Early detection is still key to help improve outcomes and finish cancer.

Have dense breast tissue? Don’t panic

September 14, 2015

Dense breast tissue is normal. Half of women have dense tissue, a higher percentage of glandular and fibrous tissue in their breasts.

How breast cancer affects fertility, pregnancy and breast-feeding

September 14, 2015

For women in their peak childbearing years, a breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatments can create fertility, pregnancy and breastfeeding challenges.

Providence Medford Medical Center brings 3D mammography to the Rogue Valley

September 01, 2015

3D mammography, or Breast Tomosynthesis, provides a 3-D digital image of the breast, allowing for a more accurate view of some breast tissues.

Breast cancer cases expected to increase by 50 percent by 2030

April 27, 2015

The National Cancer Institute released a recent study which forecasts breast cancer cases will increase by 50 percent by 2030.

Study examines diagnostic accuracy of breast biopsies

March 18, 2015
A breast biopsy study that included Oregon pathologists found many get it wrong on trickier cancer risk results.

Why breast cancer patients enroll in clinical trial research

October 09, 2014

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What motivates breast cancer patients to sign up for a research trial – is it hope or altruism or both?

The latest on the risks and detection of breast cancer

October 06, 2014
Oncologist Dr. Ali Conlin from Providence Cancer Center joins KATU’s AM Northwest to discuss the latest statistics, thoughts on mammograms, research and treatment, as well as some common myths about breast cancer.
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