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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

New Pennsylvania Law Requires Disclosure to Patients

February 4th, 2014

Recently, Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Corbett signed the Breast Density Screening Notification Act into law in an effort to improve breast cancer detection in women with dense breast tissue. Dense breast tissue can make it harder to find cancer on a screening mammogram. As you may know, dense breast tissue is a common finding and is not abnormal

St. Luke’s University Health Network, Surgeons Earn Coveted Designation for Minimally Invasive Gynecological Program

January 14th, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network, Allentown Campus is one of only three hospitals in Pennsylvania to receive designation as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG), recognizing the high level of care provided by its minimally invasive gynecological surgery program. Instituted by American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) and administered by the independent health