Friday, October 23, 2009

Women Encouraged to Continue Getting Mammograms

American Cancer Society Stands by its Screening Guidelines; Women Encouraged to Continue Getting Mammograms. Please follow the link below to read the full statement from Otis W. Brawley, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society in Response to New York Times article on Cancer Screening. Read more!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Patient Group Urges HHS Panel to Push for Oversight of Genetic Test Marketing Practices

Lisa Schlager, an outreach coordinator at Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, spoke with groups in Washington DC last week and urged them to consider "federal action to monitor, regulate, and track adverse events resulting from marketing from laboratories to consumers and healthcare professionals."

Please click on the above light blue link to read the full article. Read more!

Monday, October 12, 2009

October 20th - Film Screening and Discussion

Here is the beginning of my post. And here is the rest of it. Read more!

Friday, October 9, 2009

Mark Your Calendars: Breast Cancer, Patenting Human Genes & Your Civil Liberties

Mark your calendars for the upcoming event "Breast Cancer, Patenting Human Genes & Your Civil Liberties." See a screening of the famous documentary "In the Family" followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker Joanna Rudnick, the ACLU, and special guests (including our director, Ellen Matloff, MS). Admission is free but space is limited. RSVP to


Date: Tuesday, October 20th

Location: Tribeca Cinemas 54, Varick Street, New York, NY Read more!