Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Day of a Navigator
This post is a composite representation of “A Day in the Life” of Rex Cancer Center’s three breast cancer navigators. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and they have Breast Cancer Awareness Days, every day. "reast biopsy results are shared with patients by the radiologist at the new Breast Care Center. I try to be there for each of them. I meet with a man reeling from newly diagnosed breast cancer and his surprised but supportive girlfriend; I meet with a mother of two young children and her recently laid-off husband; I meet with a woman in her 50's who “sort of knew it was coming” because of an extensive history of breast cancer in her family...."
Researchers discover biological diversity in triple-negative breast...
A team lead by Charles Perou, PhD, of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, examined more than 1,700 breast tumors, including 412 triple negative (TN) breast cancers, and concluded that triple-negative cancers, and basal-like breast cancers should not be considered as a single type.
Ann Hartline: Living Life Large with Metastatic Breast Cancer
Asheville artist Ann Hartline was featured in Family House Diaries in July 2011. Despite new medical challenges over the past year, Ann celebrated five years of living life large with metastatic breast cancer.
A Breast Cancer Infographic from Rex
Make it a Pink October with Rex Healthcare's Breast Cancer Awareness Month infographic! At Rex, we know that community education and awareness come first. So we decided to create an infographic to spread the facts and stats of breast cancer, its risk factors and the importance of mobile screenings via Rex Mobile Mammography Services. Please help us get the word out by sharing this infographic with your friends, family and networks online!
Carey Anders, Katherine Hoadley are first recipients of new brain t...
Dr. Anders was chosen for her work on the identification of the prognosis and treatment of breast cancer brain metastases. Dr. Hoadley is being recognized for her contributions to a UNC-led analysis of glioblastomas (fast-growing malignant brain tumors).