Breast cancer screenings should begin at 40, not 50, new guidelines say

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released new guidance on Tuesday, citing the latest science, recommending that women begin annual breast cancer screenings at age 40, rather than the previous recommendation at age 50. “Currently, all women are encouraged to undergo breast cancer screening every other year beginning at age 40. Thanks to new and […]

Pharma Giant Behind Botox, Breast Implants Bankrolled Doctors Pushing Trans Cosmetic Procedures

Allergan Aesthetics, a pharmaceutical company that uses its products in cosmetic procedures, is funding research to advance cosmetic treatments that are particularly helpful to transgender people. The company manufactures neurotoxins and other facial injections and breast implants and recruits physicians who perform these procedures for transgender patients and who are involved in research into the […]

NBC anchor Calyn Thompson cries as she reveals breast cancer diagnosis

A local newscaster for an NBC affiliate in Iowa surprised viewers on Wednesday when she tearfully announced her breast cancer diagnosis live on television. Tears were seen streaming down Karin Thompson’s face. WHO-TV “Today in Iowa” anchorwhen she revealed her diagnosis during the Wednesday morning broadcast, she told the audience that there were days when […]

Artificial intelligence helping detect early signs of breast cancer in some US hospitals

Boca Raton, Florida – Some doctors believe artificial intelligence is saving lives after major advances in breast cancer screening. In some cases, AI is detecting early signs of disease years before tumors are visible on conventional scans. The Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health and Wellness Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital found a 23% increase […]

Revolutionizing breast cancer detection: The power of AI

AI technology is making its presence felt in every aspect of our lives, from delivering food to narrating audiobooks. Now this technology is beginning to be used in the medical field. One area where AI has proven to be a particularly valuable tool is breast cancer detection. Doctors can now use AI algorithms to analyze […]

Novartis shares jump on breast cancer drug trials success

Dr. Corinne Le Goff, President and CEO of Imunon, discusses a breakthrough in ovarian cancer research that uses technology to create molecules that fight cancer in humans. Novartis shares rise on Monday after Swiss drugmaker report Positive trial data for breast cancer drug Kisqali. analysts from Jeffries The report said it could represent a $6 […]

Detransitioner lawsuit against hospital for breast removal

A teenage girl who is out of transition is suing the hospital system after doctors had her mastectomy done when she was just 13 years old. Layla Jane is an 18-year-old biological female who began identifying as transgender at the age of 11. She wanted Jane to transition to male at that point. Initially, Kaiser, […]

FDA releases new regs intended to help detect breast cancer sooner

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced A new regulation Thursday will require mammogram providers to inform patients about breast density to improve early detection of breast cancer. Dense breast tissue can make cancer more difficult to detect on mammograms and is a risk factor for developing breast cancer, according to the FDA. Under the new […]

Breast implants can lead to skin cancer, FDA warns in alarming report

As young 20-somethings flock to plastic surgeons for chin lipos, lip flips and breast implants, the Food and Drug Administration is issuing a stark warning. on wednesday, Agency has issued a safety update With respect to breast implants, the FDA has recognized 19 potentially fatal squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) – or skin cancers – and […]

Staten Island pimp and Crips gang member lured 14-year-old into prostitution through Instagram, planned breast implants to make her look older, feds say

A federal indictment accused an alleged Crips gang member of luring a 14-year-old girl into prostitution and other violent crimes through Instagram. US Attorney’s Office Eastern New York District documented The opening of the indictment against Justin Dixon on Tuesday. Investigators alleged that a 32-year-old woman contacted a 14-year-old girl through Instagram and manipulated her […]