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vRad Announces Recipients of RBMA Summit Education Scholarships

vRad awarded three individual $1,500 scholarships to the following recipients who will attend the RBMA Radiology Summit April 24th to 27th in Colorado Springs, Colorado: Stephanie Dybul, MBA, RT(R)(VI), CIRCC—is the division administrator for vascular and interventional radiology at The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Tiffani A. Mauro, MAS, CMPE— is a healthcare management…

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Breast Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know Now, Part 5

1 in 8 is a lifetime risk. You may have heard a scary statistic that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer. While that is indeed scary, it is also a little misleading. 1 in 8 is a lifetime risk so what that means is that your risk of developing breast cancer increases with…

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Breast Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know Now, Part 4

Many changes occur in a woman’s breast throughout her lifetime Get used to what is “normal” for you. Here’s how: Practice breast self-examination monthly (breastcancer.org). If you feel something that doesn’t seem right, try and find it on the other side; most women have symmetrical breast tissue patterns. If it is on the other side,…

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Breast Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know Now, Part 3

Newer screening tools now exist including breast MRI If you have a strong family history of breast cancer or other risk factors that increase your lifetime risk to 25% of developing the disease, then you may be a candidate for annual breast MRI along with annual mammography. Other risk factors include women who inherit a…

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Breast Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know Now, Part 2

Know your family history A first degree relative, that is, mother, sister, daughter that is diagnosed with premenopausal breast cancer can potentially put you at increased risk.  If a first degree relative is diagnosed with breast cancer and you want to know what you should do- the following calculation can help: Take the age at…

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breast cancer run

Breast Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know Now, Part 1

This month, I will be sharing key points on what you need to know about breast cancer to be your best advocate. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer among women in the U.S. 180,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in this country this year according to the National Cancer…

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit vRad at RSNA

The Radiologic Society of NorthAmerica (RSNA) annual meeting is around the corner and our booth will be packed with demos of our scalable technology solutions that support the needs of radiology practices and hospitals nationwide. Our world-class radiologists will be on hand to answer questions and guide you through our innovative radiology solutions. Here is…

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