Special Events Calendar
2017 WINTER SYMPOSIUM:
20th Annual Mount Sinai Winter Symposium- Advances in Surgical and Medical Dermatology is organized by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and will be held during Dec. 1, 2 and 3, 2017 at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (US). This CME conference has been approved with 18 CME Credits.
No more events scheduled at this time.
Diagnosing Breast Cancer
The current standard in screening for breast cancer is mammography. However, this imaging tool misses some breast tumors, especially in women with dense breasts. Published data suggests that sonography can play an important role in detecting tumors that mammography misses. In fact, over 94% of cancers seen only on ultrasound were invasive tumors with average size of 10 mm, and in the studies where staging was detailed, 91% were node negative, meaning it had not spread and complete cure was possible due to early detection. (MORE)
The Bard Cancer Center is founded on the commitment to explore and implement the latest diagnostic technologies as a means of building the proper treatment strategy of many types of cancers. We also specialize in the PREVENTION solutions for our patients who strive to maintain a health-conscious lifestyle as well as those who are at increased risk of certain diseases by confirming that their efforts to prevent disease are working.