breast cancer

Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
1:00 am
Tue October 21, 2014

The current state of breast cancer - diagnosis, treatment and research

  About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, and approximately 40,000 women will die from breast cancer this year. Joining us from the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center to discuss breast cancer causes treatments and current research are Dr.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Are Regular Mammograms Necessary?

New Study continues debate over value of regular mammograms in detecting breast cancer.

  A 25-year study involving 90,000 Canadian women aged 40 to 59 found no benefit for women who were randomly assigned to have mammograms. It found death rates from breast cancer and from all causes were the same in women who got mammograms and those who did not. The study continues the controversy over the value of mammograms in detecting cancer. Dr.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Breast Cancer Research

Breast Cancer
5:00 am
Mon October 7, 2013

UC cancer registry is producing results

Credit The Breast Cancer Registry of Greater Cincinnati

October is the month where everything turns pink to support breast cancer awareness.

A breast cancer registry started in 2006 at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center is producing results for researchers. The registry connects researchers with people who have had  breast cancer or have a family history of it. Cancer Institutes track their patients but Dr. Susan Pinney with the UC and Cincinnati Cancer institutes says similar registries are rare.

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From Incurable to Incredible
1:31 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Meet Tami Boehmer, Miracle Survivor

Tami Boehmer

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, Mark Perzel has a conversation with Cincinnatian Tami Boehmer – self-described mom, wife, author, and survivor.

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