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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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Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference 2023

Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference was held March 24-28, 2023, in Las Vegas, NV, and Dr. Stamatia Destounis from Elizabeth Wende Breast Care (EWBC) was an invited speaker. The three-day conference covered timely topics with 200+ lectures and 90+ world-renowned speakers. The conference has specific lecture tracks for individuals from all aspects of the breast care

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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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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Don’t Ignore Your Own Health

Dr. Lisa Paulis reminds women not to ignore their own health while busy taking care of others. Preventative cancer screenings are important. Early detection is key. Dr. Paulis talks with Channel 13 WHAM Rochester: “I would say that women are natural caregivers, and they tend to take care of everybody around them and prioritize their

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