Cancer

Cancer, Heart Disease and Child Mortality Tackled in Middle East

The Middle East could easily be looked at as the bedrock of civilization. It is the birthplace of agriculture, writing, science, as well as some of the world’s biggest religions. But [...]

Precision Medicine Makes the Presidential Primetime

President Obama launched a Precision Medicine Initiative in his state of the union address yesterday to “bring us closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes”. So what is Precision Medicine, [...]

GE Healthcare and GlaxoSmithKline’s Groundbreaking Partnership

Medicine has come tremendously far in the last century. In 1914, Penicillin had not yet been discovered and pneumonia and TB were causing a third of all deaths on the planet.1 [...]

Let’s Talk Different Tests for Different Breasts: Hangout to Discuss A New Way of Looking at Breast Cancer Screening

December 1, 10 – 11am ET, live from the GE booth at RSNA “When I found my cancer, I’d had a mammogram two weeks earlier and it was normal” says Dr. [...]

What You Should Know About Cancer, with Dr Robert Smith

By Dr. Robert Smith, American Cancer Society – Senior Director, Cancer Screening Cancer is a major health problem around the world, but much of the suffering and premature death from cancer [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Wraps Up, but the Conversation Continues

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, it is more important than ever to remember that despite the successes of past awareness campaigns, events and fundraising, there is still [...]

Three Things To Know About Breast Cancer: Get Your Questions Answered #tacklingcancer

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, join the American Cancer Society and GE Healthcare for a tweet chat on October 23 at 8 am CST/9 am EST to discuss “Three [...]

Q&A with Dr. Jessie Jacob on What it Means to Have Dense Breasts

Because there were so many interesting questions from the participants on GE Healthcare’s ‘Let’s Talk’ Dense Breasts Hangout, we asked Dr. Jessie Jacob, MD, MMM, Chief Medical Officer of Breast Health, [...]

‘Let’s Talk’ Dense Breasts: The Hangout

Do you know your breast density? That’s the Twitter poll posed to participants during GE Healthcare’s ‘Let’s Talk’ Dense Breasts Hangout. The answer: 60% said ‘no’. This real time result reflects [...]

A breast cancer survivor’s story and why you need to know, are you dense?

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime with age being the biggest risk factor for contracting the disease. This statistic can be frightening for women [...]

Three Out Of Four People Don’t Know About This Breast Cancer Risk Factor

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the world. Fifty five thousand new diagnoses are made every year in the UK alone. That’s one every ten minutes. Despite [...]

Let’s Talk Dense Breasts: Hangout to Discuss the Potential Increased Risk of Breast Cancer in Women with Dense Breasts and Additional Testing Options

On October 8 at 9:00am ET, a panel of experts who understand or have experience living with dense breasts firsthand will join together to discuss what every woman needs to know: [...]
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