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CDI Miami | Wednesday August 9, 2017

Every year over 200,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer, and every year breast cancer that has spread from the breast to other parts of the body (“late stage” or “metastatic” breast cancer) kills about 40,000 women. When breast cancer is detected early—before it has spread—it is easier to treat and women […]

CDI Miami | Wednesday August 2, 2017

and How 3D Mammography Offers Improved Accuracy In some of our recent blogs, we have discussed how 3D mammography can be more accurate in detecting breast cancer in women with dense breasts. But, what exactly does it mean to have dense breasts? Breast density refers to the ratio of fatty tissue to breast tissue – […]

CDI Miami | Wednesday July 12, 2017

  Cancer remains a major health obstacle across the globe, but now it looks like rare forms of cancer are becoming more common.   According to a study published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 1 in 5 cancer diagnosed in America is considered rare cancer. Rare cancers are those with less than six […]

CDI Miami | Monday June 26, 2017

  The 86 cancer patients all had tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus, or bone. One woman had cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.   All of these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted every standard […]

CDI Miami | Tuesday May 30, 2017

  Fear of breast cancer is widespread, yet many people don’t realize that adopting protective living habits may help keep it at bay. So which strategies mitigate the onset of breast cancer?   Regular mammograms and breast cancer screening is touted as the most effective way to reduce breast cancer deaths, although experts continue to […]