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Choice of Options to Invasive Treatments...

Updated on August 14, 2015
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Retired from Med profession, published author/ journalist, Researching Alternative Rx drugs & Disorders. Poems ,Quotes on Life

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It's Your Life..take charge, there are options..

Ending in sight for Invasive Treatments…

Medical research has shown we’re moving closer to non- invasive tests and treatments, moving away from radiation-heavy screening and biopsies, so get to know your options.

The FDA has recently approved the use of ABUS ( Automated Breast Untraound System) this is a life saver for women with dense breast tissue and 40% of women in the U.S are in this category. Mammograms are useless in detecting tumors in dense tissue, so a woman is four to six times more likely to develop Breast Cancer , however, it has been proven "ABUS " doubles the rate of early detection for women with dense breast tissue , thus early detection can mean a survival rate of 96 %. The FDA only approved this for women with dense breasts, although many Physicians feel this is a bit redundant because ABUS can screen tissue of any type.

This procedure would eliminate painful breast compression , eliminating radiation exposure, and a more thorough exam . This approval however does not override the fact women still need to self-examine their breasts on a regular basis, and visit their OB/GYN regularly. It only takes a physician only about five seconds to examine and determine tissue density, making ABUS a much easier procedure.

There are also various Blood tests that are now being used by many Physicians, including tests eliminating some invasive testing for Cancer.

Talk to your Physician requesting information of the options that are available to you, and his approach or thoughts on this matter.

Remember it only takes a few minutes out of your day to add years to your life....so call your Physician and schedule your yearly physical today..

Hope this information was useful, I look forward to hearing comments.

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Our health is so important and often one fails to notice any changes or just to lazy to go and have a check up. You have sent a clear message thanks for the valuable information.

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      kjforce 4 years ago from Florida

      DDE..you are welcome and thank you for visiting and leaving a comment..much appreciated...enjoy your day..

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      DREAM ON 4 years ago

      Such neccessary precautions to catch breast cancer at earliest stages.My aunt had breast cancer and nobody knew until it was too late.Husbands can also do their part and seeing that their wife goes regularly and if any changes occur get check ups immediately.

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      kjforce 4 years ago from Florida

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting Dream On...and yes it is a very scary venture for anyone..support is really important...

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Excellent write! I am still here too, as I am a cancer survivor. Very interesting and informative hub here.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      Hugs and love, Faith Reaper

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      kjforce 4 years ago from Florida

      Faith Reaper..Thank you for stopping by and commenting...being survivors ( of LIFE) is what I write about and I use the metaphor " weeds " because they have a survival skill that amaze all...they will even grow in the crack of a sidewalk. Glad you are doing better..have a great week-end and remember to seize the day !!

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      IAmForbidden 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      is that the cover of your book? lovely!

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      kjforce 4 years ago from Florida

      unknown spy...this was the cover that appeared on the publications for independent stores..the cover you see on amazon and all other, including international, was different..both were taken by my G-D, as her hobby is photography..she did a great job...glad to liked it..check it out..let me know what you think...

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      Shining Irish Eyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Excellent well-researched job with this one KJ. Very important reminder to us all - I must confess, I am terrible at dealing with my own upkeep. Struggling through a bought with the flu right now.

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      kjforce 4 years ago from Florida

      shiningirisheyes...so sorry to hear of your plight..drink plenty of water/eat popscicles/alots of sleep and lots & lots of Mom's Chicken soup...hugs..

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      Long may you run (sang Neil Young) my Nurse KJ.

      I am sending you a nice card online and all is well with the Stewart family. I arrived here looking for your new piece. A late winter storm is coming this late afternoon and I may just take the night off because of my condition. You are a special person in my life.

      Sending 3 big time Canadian hugs from Mister C and the furried kids at lake erie time 1:35pm

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      kjforce 4 years ago from Florida

      epigramman...not a nurse..retired practioner..hopefully you will use the

      remedy of which I sent you..and yes advisable to retire early and avoid the inclimate weather...stay warm and safe..a nice hot toddy would help.. tea/honey and a spot "o" whiskey...thank you for the visit..

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