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Breast Health Under 40 | Education Event May 16

As part of our commitment to breast health education, we are thrilled to announce an upcoming Zoom education event tailored for young women under 40. Join us for a discussion on breast health led by experts in the field. Dr. Stamatia Destounis, M.D., FACR, and Jessica Salamone, CGC, from Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, will share […]

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Behind the Scenes: The Dedicated Team Powering Elizabeth Wende Breast Care

Welcome to Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, where every team member is crucial in providing compassionate care and cutting-edge services to our patients. From the moment you call our office or walk through our doors to the completion of your visit, our dedicated staff works tirelessly to ensure your experience is comfortable, efficient, and effective. Our

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Your Mammogram Report States You Have Dense Breasts. What is next?

Why additional imaging modalities, such as ultrasound and MRI, are used for women with dense breast tissue.  Dense breasts are common (40 to 50 percent of women ages 40 and over have dense breasts) and normal, but knowing your breast density is vital to your breast health. Most states (including New York State) have laws

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Reliable Sources of Information Have an Impact on Women’s Health

The amount of women’s health information out there can be overwhelming. In fact, two significant updates to screening mammography recommendations were made in the last two weeks alone. With so much information, you must pay attention to the source and ensure it is trustworthy and reliable.   Social media can be fun and is a powerful

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The USPSTF Breast Screening Guidelines Still Not Enough

May 9, 2023 The new United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) breast cancer screening recommendations are still not enough. The draft recommendation from USPSTF, a government-appointed panel, value screening at 40 years old but every 2 years and stopping at age 74. The ACR and SBI urge the USPSTF to go further to recommend

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New ACR Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines call for earlier and more-intensive screening for high-risk women

“Since 1990, breast cancer death rates in Black women, who develop and die from the disease earlier, have only dropped approximately half as fast as in white women,” said Stamatia Destounis, MD, FACR, co-author of the new guidelines, chair of the American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Commission and managing partner at Elizabeth Wende Breast Care in Rochester,

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Technology Matters: How Expert Radiologists Use AI to Enhance Breast Cancer Detection

A routine mammogram appointment at Elizabeth Wende Breast Care (EWBC) may seem like a simple exam. However, we utilize an incredible amount of technology in the background to benefit our patients. There have been many technological advancements in breast cancer detection over the last 50 years. EWBC has been at the forefront of these advancements

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Dr. Destounis attends RSNA Meeting in Chicago

Just after Thanksgiving every year, Dr. Stamatia Destounis of Elizabeth Wende Breast Care (EWBC) heads to The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. She has been dedicating this week to the meeting for more than 30 years. RSNA promotes excellence in patient care and health care delivery through education, research,

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