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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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    2017 Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October 12, 2017, 16:12 PM by Melissa Harman
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and once again the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is hosting or participating in numerous special events and programs to encourage breast health at its breast imaging locations throughout the Bay Area. Click to see some events for the month.
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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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    UTMB Health earns national reaccreditation for the highest level of breast care

    May 8, 2015, 16:34 PM by Melissa Harman
    The three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, a program administered by the American College of Surgeons, is given only to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance. The NAPBC is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to the improvement of the quality of care and monitoring of outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast.