October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In this issue, we highlight our recent and ongoing research to improve breast cancer screening and outcomes.
Findings in JAMA Network Open could help guide decision-making about breast cancer screening for women 75 and older.
As breast cancer screening rates rebound, Erin Bowles, MPH, reflects on maintaining “pink ribbon” awareness year-round.
KPWHRI began studying how to provide life-saving breast cancer screening in 1986. Today, our scientists lead efforts to improve screening and survivorship for breast, cervical, and lung cancers, among other cancer types.
OTHER RESEARCH NEWS
KPWHRI Biostatistics Director Jen Nelson, PhD, talks about monitoring reactions to the mRNA vaccines.
Research led by KPWHRI’s Beverly Green, MD, MPH, finds that patients prefer at-home monitoring of blood pressure.
It’s never too late (or too soon) to take preventive steps. And, with a new grant, Kaiser Permanente scientists are looking for more ways to support healthy aging.
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