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Breast Health News & Events

News about the UTMB Health Breast Health & Imaging Center. Learn about our experts in the news, community out-reaches, and special events.  
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    UTMB supports “Reconstruction of a Survivor” Breast Cancer Support Group sessions.

    April 25, 2016, 13:27 PM by Melissa Harman
    These support groups are for women diagnosed with breast cancer. We help women at any stage of diagnosis and treatment understand that breast cancer affects them both emotionally and spiritually, not just physically. Our mission is to ensure, through information, empowerment and peer support, that no one faces breast cancer alone.
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    2015 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Highlights

    November 15, 2015, 13:44 PM by Melissa Harman
    October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and once again the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston hosted or participated in numerous special events and programs to encourage breast health at its breast imaging locations throughout the Bay Area. Click to see some highlights from the month.
  • Adjuvant RT extends survival in elderly TNBC patients

    September 21, 2015, 13:57 PM by Melissa Harman
    UTMB research finds that adjuvant radiation therapy after lumpectomy improves survival for elderly women with early-stage, triple negative breast cancer according to lead author Sean Szeja, radiation oncology resident, and Sandra S. Hatch, MD, faculty physician.
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