St. Michael’s Medical Center offers Rapid Breast Biopsies

By Sara Lee Kessler

At St. Michael’s Medical Center, in Newark, a woman who’s undergone a breast biopsy can expect to get the results within 24 hours.  Read more of this post

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Death Rate from Cancer Higher for Hispanics Living in U.S.

By Sara Lee Kessler

A disproportionate number of Hispanics are developing cancers that are linked to unhealthy lifestyles, many of which they developed living in the United States.  Read more of this post

Study Shows Lymph Node Removal Not Necessary for All Breast Cancer Patients

By Sara Lee Kessler

For decades surgeons have routinely removed lymph nodes from under the arms of breast cancer patients, believing such surgery could reduce the risk Read more of this post

Cash for Gold Fundraiser at Chilton Hospital

By Sara Lee Kessler
Chilton Hospital, in Pompton Plains, is fundraising to modernize its comprehensive breast cancer center.  Read more of this post

Breast Cancer Risk Increases with Age

By Sara Lee Kessler
The risk of breast cancer increases with age.  Read more of this post

Jersey City Center Receives Mammography Equipment Grant

By Sara Lee Kessler
Senator Frank Lautenberg announced that Metropolitan Family Health Network, in Jersey City, will receive a hundred thousand dollar federal grant to purchase the latest in digital mammography equipment. Read more of this post