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St. Luke’s Cancer Center Helps Young Mother Battle Breast Cancer

November 10th, 2014

Starting a new job is always stressful. Add to that the special challenges faced by a single mother of a young child. If that weren’t enough, add the need to receive life-saving chemotherapy treatments. Diagnosed with breast cancer only three months earlier, that was the situation 32-year-old Jesse Keiper of Sciota faced in September of

Individualized Breast Screening is the Future of Screening for Breast Cancer

June 13th, 2014

Dense breast legislation across the United States, including Pennsylvania and New Jersey, has initiated a significant reevaluation of the way women are screened for breast cancer. The purpose of this mailing will be to introduce the concept of Individualized Breast Screening, announce the arrival of another breast imaging tool to St. Luke’s (Automated Breast Ultrasound)

Breast Screening at St. Luke’s:
One size (and one test) doesn’t fit all.

May 5th, 2014

St. Luke’s introduces individualized approach to breast cancer screening. “When we look back on this time in future years, the hallmark of this era should not be that women stopped getting mammograms, but rather that this was a time when “personalized” screening strategies and technologies were provided to women, offering powerful weapons and options in the

A Radiologist’s Response to Canadian Mammography Study

March 5th, 2014

The brutal weather during my trip to the Regional Breast Center on Friday morning matched my discouragement from having just read a recent article challenging the effectiveness of mammography in saving lives.  As women have deservedly come to expect rapid screening results, I plowed through the snow to read what little screening mammograms were available. Here is a