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The New York Times
Jane E. Brody
11 November 2019
Societal and environmental changes over the years have impacted the likelihood of women being diagnosed with breast cancer, but preventative measures may help mitigate that. From risk-reducing medications for those wh...
14 May 2019
Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, United States
Accessing preventative health care, such as routine mammograms, is often dictated by socioeconomic levels and geographical boundaries. To change this, an engineer sought out technology and partnerships that eventually...
17 September 2018
California, United States
Women experiencing painful symptoms after breast reconstruction surgery now have a new option—instead of placing the prosthetic under the muscle, doctors can place it over the pectoral. This method can reduce pain and...
28 August 2018
Mammograms are expensive and invasive, but a new device screens for breast cancer without radiation. The iBreastExam is lowering barriers to screening for poorer women in India and the solution is spreading across Sou...
19 February 2018
Chicago, Illinois, United States
In order to address racial disparities in breast cancer survival rates, the Chicago-based Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force initiated a program to provide African American women with navigators. These navigators—w...
27 November 2017
Chicago, Illinois, United States
In Chicago, the disparity in mortality rates between white and black women who contracted breast cancer was once disturbingly high, one of the worst in the nation . But ten years of fostering partnerships between the ...
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