breast cancer

August 26, 2020

Veana and UW Medicine are evaluating a combination of alpha-TEA and trastuzumab for advanced HER2 positive breast cancer

July 28, 2020

Digital breast tomosynthesis improves cancer detection and reduces recalls, but women with extremely dense breasts seem not to fully realize that advantage.

May 27, 2020

MAGENTA study also found no increased stress among test subjects who did not receive pre- and post-test counseling with their results. 

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March 2, 2020

Can a computer algorithm interpret a mammogram as well as an expert radiologist?

March 2, 2020

In a study of breast-cancer screening accuracy, adding artificial intelligence to experts’ opinion had favorable results.

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October 31, 2019

Roland Taylor, 69, has faced considerable struggles in life, at times battling homelessness and addiction.

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January 23, 2019

UW Medicine partnered with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to bring a mammogram van to Mary's Place, a Seattle day center for women and children. 

October 17, 2018

Many women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer have a tumor that is too small to see or feel.  A UW Medicine patient describes her experience with a new technology; it involves having a reflector smaller than a grain of rice placed into the

September 24, 2018

Cancer transmission is less than 1 percent across all cases. UW Medicine transplant chief describes precautionary measures.

September 14, 2018

An analysis of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately engineered into the BRCA1 gene will immediately benefit people undergoing genetic testing for breast or ovarian cancer risk.

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