Navigation Links
Understanding Breast Cancer Risks & Management
Date:10/2/2008

National Breast Cancer Expert Available for Comment - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

FLUSHING, N.Y., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by New York Hospital Queens:

WHO: Karen Karsif, M.D., Director of The Breast Center at New York Hospital Queens, as well as other experts from The Cancer Center are available to speak about breast cancer risks, prevention and the importance of early detection. New York Hospital Queens has services for breast cancer patients to facilitate their treatment planning, such as a patient 'navigator' who helps guide patients through the medical system and their decisions.

WHAT: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Breast Center at New York Hospital Queens offers an ongoing message of hope and knowledge: "Be aware. You can take control of your risks."

WHY: Many individuals have a significant opportunity to protect breast health in addition to regular breast self-exams and annual mammograms. Specifically:

-- Gender does not equal protection. Approximately 2,000 new cases of male

breast cancer are diagnosed in America each year; 180,000 cases are

diagnosed in women, according to the American Cancer Society.

-- Genetic risks can be profiled. A counselor can help determine risk

level, recommend further evaluation and early detection screenings. The

Breast Center offers the services of a genetic counselor to help

individuals understand their risk of cancers involving genetic issues.

Some insurance plans will cover genetic counseling.

-- Clinical studies show that daily living choices can make an impact,

including: alcohol consumption, diet, and exercise.

http://www.nyhq.org

Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link.

Karen Karsif

https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=81949

CONTACT: Cynthia Bacon (718)670-2515


'/>"/>
SOURCE New York Hospital Queens
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Informational handout key to giving parents a better understanding of CT radiation risks
2. Updated GOLD report presents new understandings in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of COPD
3. New understanding of basic units of memory
4. Optical scientist honored for understanding and improving vision
5. Increased Understanding Called for During November National Alzheimers Disease Awareness Month by Los Angeles Jewish Homes Medical Director
6. Understanding of Mammography Differs Among Races
7. Canadian Pacific and Mayo Clinic Build Understanding and Commit to Ongoing Dialogue
8. Understanding College Student Mental Health: The Psychological, Institutional and Legal Issues
9. OHSU Cancer Institute research discovery opens new window to understanding chronic myeloid leukemia
10. Understanding the have-knots: The role of stress in just about everything
11. Revolution in understanding of ion channel regulation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... Indiana Fiber Network (IFN) President and ... this year. Dyer started as the Chairman of the Management Committee when IFN ... the corporation including the recruitment of investor/owners and development of the business plan. ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... Fair Lawn, NJ (PRWEB) , ... February 24, ... ... with robust marketing services, which specializes in thought leadership , media ... email marketing campaigns and services that will be powered through Act-On, an intuitive ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... Charlevoix, MI (PRWEB) , ... February 24, 2017 ... ... venue in Charlevoix, once again hosted their Military Wedding Giveaway, with the ... be hosted by Castle Farms with services generously donated from local vendors: A ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... On February ... a letter to withdraw previous guidance issued by the Obama Administration ... guidance issued in May 2016 by the Obama Administration came in response to ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma community through ... return to the La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach to host its ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/24/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition ... 2016" report to their offering. ... The latest research Urinary Incontinence Drugs Price ... in the global Urinary Incontinence market. The research answers the ... drugs marketed for Urinary Incontinence and their clinical attributes? How are ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... Februar 2017 LG Innotek hat heute die ... Sterilisationsleistung beträgt das 1,5-fache des 45-mW-Moduls der Konkurrenz. ... zwischen 200 und 280 nm und eignet sich damit für ... ihre DNA zerstört. Das Produkt von LG Innotek erzeugt ... ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... to their offering. ... latest research Menopause Drugs Price Analysis and Strategies - 2016, provides drug ... answers the following questions: What are the ... positioned in the Global Menopause market? What are the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: