Μαστογραφία

Οκτώβρης 2009

Αμφισβητούν τις μαστογραφίες
Χιλιάδες γυναίκες υποβάλλονται σε θεραπεία χωρίς να χρειάζεται

Στο μικροσκόπιο μπαίνουν οι υπερβολές των γιατρών, καθώς οι συμβουλές τους για τακτικές μαστογραφίες αμφισβητούνται από τα ευρήματα νέας επιστημονικής έρευνας. Χιλιάδες γυναίκες υποβάλλονται χωρίς να χρειάζεται σε θεραπεία για καρκίνο του μαστού, λένε ερευνητές, καθώς 1 στις 3 περιπτώσεις της ασθένειας αυτής, η διάγνωση της οποίας γίνεται μέσω μαστογραφιών, είναι <<αθώα>> και δεν είχε εντοπιστεί.

Early warning breast and lung cancer campaign started

15 June 2011 Last updated at 11:44 GMT
A campaign is being started in four London boroughs to alert people to signs of breast cancer and lung cancer.
The 'small c' campaign is being launched in Waltham Forest, Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Newham.
These four are behind the national average when it comes to awareness and early detection of cancer.
The initiative is a partnership between NHS East London and the City, Barts and the London NHS Trust, North East London Cancer Network and NHS Waltham Forest.

Duct Ectasia

Date: 30 Nov 2009
Source: http://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/breast-cancer-breast-health/diagnosis...
What is duct ectasia?
As women reach the menopause and the breasts age, the ducts behind the nipple get shorter and wider (this is called ectasia). This is a normal breast change and nothing to worry about.

Breast Cancer Risk Overestimated by US Women

Posted by Alex Heigl May 29, 2011 3:46 PM
Source: http://www.thirdage.com/news/breast-cancer-risk-overestimated-by-us-wome...
Breast cancer guidelines were revised by the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF), and many women say that the revisions are "unsafe."
However, most of the same women surveyed grossly overestimate their risk of developing the disease, according to researchers from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester.

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