Tag Archives: Breast

Breast cancer risk reduced by swapping red meat for poultry, study finds

Heads up, ladies: Consider swapping poultry for red meat the next time you have the choice, as doing so may reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. The study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, followed the “meat and meat cooking practices” of more than 42,000 women for an average of about eight… Read More »

ProFound AI for 2D Mammography Cleared in Europe to Spot Potential Breast Tumors

July 16th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Ob/Gyn, Radiology, Surgery iCAD, a company based in Nashua, New Hampshire, won European CE Mark approval for its ProFound AI for 2D Mammography software system. The product relies on a “high-functioning, deep learning” artificial intelligence algorithm to analyze 2D mammography scans and point out potential areas of concern. The software… Read More »

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »