Lawmakers Celebrate Passage Of Shannon's Law Requiring Insurance Companies To Cover Mammograms From Age 35 Up"Shannon's Law" was inspired by Long Island teacher and mother Shannon Saturno, who died from breast cancer at the age of 31.
New Study Shows Mammogram Frequency Should Depend On Women's WeightMammograms save lives, but how often should a woman have one?
Mobile Mammogram Unit Offers Free Health Screenings In QueensA mobile unit will offer mammograms and clinical breast exams, courtesy of the Italian American Cancer Foundation.
Changes To Mammogram Reports In New Jersey Take EffectDr. Nancy Cappello launched the Are You Dense campaign after getting a clean mammogram but later learning she had cancer.
New Research On Breast Cancer May Change Way Disease Is TreatedNew research presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium looked at hundreds of older patients treated with or without radiation and found no difference in overall survival and very small differences in recurrence rates after five years.
Great Strides Being Made With 3D Mammography In Rye BrookThere aren't many of the new 3D digital mammography machines around yet, but Rye Radiology in Rye Brook has one.
Audit Finds 'Dangerously' Long Mammogram Wait Times At 9 NYC HospitalsComptroller John Liu said long waits put women in jeopardy and violated the city's policies recommending waits of no more than two weeks for routine screening.