Enhancing Awareness: Increasing Participation of Black Women in Cancer Clinical Trials
RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute encourage women to schedule their annual mammogram today. Early detection saves lives.
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Mammograms are Crucial to Women’s Health: Here’s why
While researchers continue to make advancements in cancer detection and treatment for breast cancer, one of the best ways to tackle the disease is through early detection and screening with mammography. Read more
The Impact of Breast Cancer on the Hispanic/ Latina Community: Answers from an Expert
While there are more options for women diagnosed with breast cancer now more than ever as a result of advances in research and targeted therapies, outcomes vary among women of different races and ethnicities, including people within the Latina and Hispanic community. Read more | Ver artículo en español
Why Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Need to Include More Black Women
Researchers are working to improve outcomes for Black women with breast cancer – including through increased participation in clinical trials, which helps find better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Read more
Oncoplasty: Breast Cancer Surgery with Cosmetic Results
Women have more options made possible by the dynamic field of oncoplastic surgery, a combination of cancer surgery with traditional plastic surgery techniques to remove breast cancers and leave the remaining breast as intact as possible. Read more
Breast Cancer Screening: Understanding Risk and Age
The most effective screening tool for breast cancer is a mammogram, which uses low dose X-rays to create images of the breast. Fortunately, when breast cancer is detected early, it is easier and more successful to treat, which is why all women should learn about screening regardless of their age. Read more
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