Genetic counselors play a crucial role in people’s healthcare – from helping them navigate the genetic testing process, to identifying key information in their family health history, to supporting them through an important medical decision. Genetic counseling and cancer risk assessment can help people better understand their health,
No Need to Quarantine Your Screening Mammogram Every October, without fail, we see lots of PINK! For most of us the pink ribbon is synonymous with Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), but do you know its origins? The first awareness month was in 1985,
Our team of experienced breast imaging radiologists! Radiologists are doctors who have continued their education to complete a four-year residency in radiology. At Elizabeth Wende Breast Care (EWBC) we only have specialty-trained breast radiologists (versus general radiologists) who have also completed fellowships in breast imaging focusing on mammography and diagnostic breast procedures.
Elizabeth Wende Breast Care (EWBC) together with Cancer Services Program of the Finger Lakes Region (CSP-FLR) provide free screening mammograms and clinical breast exams for women 40 and over who do not have insurance. The program also pays for follow-up diagnostic exams if there is an abnormal finding during a screening.
Exceptional care redesigned! At EWBC you can expect social distancing, enhanced cleaning and same day results in a new way. Patients are screened prior to and also at the time of their appointment. EWBC staff are screened daily. Everyone is required to wear a mask.
Jessica Salamone wins Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
During this uncertain time, when a typical face to face consult is not possible, our genetic counselor is available for appointments via teleconference. You can safely participate in a virtual genetic counseling session from the comfort of your home. If you have a current appointment scheduled,
EWBC’s research department has been busy preparing to present data from our clinic at the biggest radiological conference of the year; the Radiological Society of North America 2019 Annual Meeting in Chicago December 1–6, 2019. Dr. Destounis, on behalf of the research team,
The landscape of genetic testing for cancer susceptibility is changing rapidly. Today, testing via a cancer gene panel is commonplace. However, the size and clinical utility of those panels is expanding. It is important for you, with the help of your physician,
Dr. Stamatia Destounis talks with Deanna Dewberry from Channel 13 News about the mammography guideline debate.