16th Annual KIM ROWDEN BREAST CANCER MEMORIAL FUND Golf Tournament October 2, 2017 9:00 a.m. Breast Cancer is a devastating disease that touches each and every one of us in some capacity. The best means we currently have to fight breast cancer is by early detection through annual screening mammography and, in some instances, a breast MRI. The Kim

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WHO is wearing Wallaroo? On the street and at the beach: Cameron Diaz Kate Capshaw Kim Basinger Amanda Peet Brooke Shields Lolita Davidovich Courtney Thorne Smith On the green: Pro golfer Michelle McGann On the slopes: Pro Freestyle Skier, Adventurer, and Filmmaker, Alison Gannet   WHAT is Wallaroo? Wallaroo is a line of Aussie-inspired, fashionably

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Every once in a while the staff at Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center comes across a great article that we really feel like we should share. Breast Cancer.Org just published the mostintriguing article regarding diet. The word diet can cause a bit of anxiety all by itself, the following article however discusses eating habits that can

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In the last few years, some experts have questioned whether DCIS (ductal carcinoma-in-situ) is a breast cancer. DCIS means that the cells that line the milk duct have become cancerous which is where most breast cancers begin. As time passes, the entire lumen of the ducts can be filled with the cancer cells. The duct

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Lymphedema is an incurable but treatable medical condition caused by injury, trauma or congenital defects in the lymphatic system. When the impairment becomes so great that the lymphatic fluid exceeds the lymphatic transport capacity, swelling results as an abnormal amount of protein-rich fluid collects in the tissues of the affected area. Over time, lymphedema (especially if

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The Cancer Risk Assessment Center at KCBC is here for providers or individuals to learn more about their cancer risk, ways to lower that risk, and provide genetic counseling and testing. Through a risk assessment, we examine information regarding personal and family history that can influence cancer risk. The results will allow us to develop

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  As the leaders in Breast Cancer treatment and screening in East Tennessee, KCBC strives to bring our patients the most relevant information. We are committed to sharing great articles and information from other top medical providers. Recently we came across an outstanding article form our friends at (SBI) The Society of Breast Imaging. The article

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Recently our staff at Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center came across the following NPR Story about BRCA and genetic testing that was on the radio yesterday 03/14/2016 from an oncologist at UT-Southwestern Medical Center. Oncologist Theodora Ross discusses the hereditary nature of cancer and her own predisposition to breast and ovarian cancer, which led her to have a

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Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center Where achieving and maintaining EXCELLENCE in patient care is a top priority We are proud to be an ACR accredited facility [pl_button type=”primary” link=”http://www.knoxvillebreastcenter.com/request-an-appointment/” target=”blank”]Request An Appointment [/pl_button]   ACR accredited in mammography-A mammogram uses special x-ray technology specially de-signed for breasts to detect abnormal growths or changes in breast tissue.

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The Boutique at KCBC is excited to share information about the launch of “MYFORM” a new innovative personalized fitting full breast form and partial form by ABC. It is instantly customizable and adjustable to your personal fitting needs after any type of breast surgery! If this sounds like something that you may be interested in

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As part of our continuing effort to provide vital information to our patients, we strongly recommend the following article. Women Should Continue to Begin Annual Mammography Screening at Age 40 January 11, 2016 Washington, DC – If followed, new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) breast cancer screening recommendations will result in thousands of unnecessary deaths

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The US Protective Services Task Force (USPSTF) was created in 1984 as an independent panel of experts in prevention and evidence- based medicine. The members come from the fields of primary care and protective services. The USPSTF is supported by the U.S. Department of health and human services agency. Their purpose is to evaluate scientific

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By Mary Newell, MD and Peter R. Eby, MD FSBI, and the Breast Screening Leadership Group While randomized controlled trials (RCT’s) are the most stringent way to assess whether a certain test of treatment decreases death from a disease, there are other data that can be used to further understand the effect of a test

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