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After Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Nara Says Thank You to Dr. Sandhya Pruthi

After Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Nara Says Thank You to Dr. Sandhya Pruthi

Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories. Each Friday, until the end of 2014, a new story will be posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Nara is interviewed by her Mayo [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

New Breast Cancer Screening — Tomosynthesis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLaIlLxTlVQ Research has proven mammograms can detect breast cancer early, when it’s still curable, but they aren't perfect tests.  For instance, some women who have mammograms are called back for additional testing because the images aren’t completely clear, especially in dense breast tissue. Ongoing research is discovering a variety of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Cancer Prevention Chat, Thursday Feb. 27th, 1 to 2 p.m. EST

Cancer Prevention Chat, Thursday Feb. 27th, 1 to 2 p.m. EST

The number of new cancer cases can be reduced, and many cancer deaths can be prevented, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Join @Newshour (PBS NewsHour)    with @MayoClinic and @AACR (American Association for Cancer Research) to talk about cancer prevention. #newshourchats  Feb. 27, from 1 to 2 p.m. [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Dr. Pruthi Mammogram Study - Still Controversial (:82)

Dr. Pruthi explains that this is just one study among many and there are views on both sides of the aisle.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Pruthi Mammogram Study - Screening Recommendations (:32)

Dr. Pruthi outlines current screening recommendations.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Pruthi Mammogram Study - Family History (:11)

Dr. Pruthi says there is good evidence that mammograms are helpful for those with a family history of breast cancer.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Pruthi Mammogram Study - Don't Cancel Your Appt. (:25)

Dr. Pruthi says don't cancel your mammorgram appointment just because of this study.

Created by Joel Streed

Dr. Pruthi Mammogram Study - Risk and Benefits (:50)

Dr. Pruthi says there are always risks and benefits, even with screenings and that it needs to be an individualized decision between a patient and physician.

Created by Joel Streed

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