Ashikari Breast Center http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com Ashikari Breast Center Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:19:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.3 Mammographic Screening for Breast Cancer – Who, When, and Why? http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2014/06/mammographic-screening-breast-cancer/ http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2014/06/mammographic-screening-breast-cancer/#comments Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:40:47 +0000 http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/?p=6332 Mammography for screening of women older than 35-40 years of age was considered a no-brainer for many years and was advocated by all of the major support groups. Screening mammograms have always been felt to decrease the chances of dying from breast cancer by as high as 30% and when state governments have implemented stronger […]

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One-third of Breast Cancer Patients Unemployed After Treatment http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2014/04/one-third-breast-cancer-patients-unemployed-treatment/ http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2014/04/one-third-breast-cancer-patients-unemployed-treatment/#comments Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:37:52 +0000 http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/?p=6289 Recently published in the journal Cancer is a survey study of 1026 women with breast cancer under age 65 . After a follow-up of four years, 30 % of women who had been employed before their diagnosis of breast cancer were now out of work. Most of these women wanted to work and 31% were looking for […]

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New study suggests that Tamoxifen needs to be taken for 10 years for improved survival. http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2013/03/new-study-suggests-that-tamoxifen-needs-to-be-taken-for-10-years-for-improved-survival/ http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2013/03/new-study-suggests-that-tamoxifen-needs-to-be-taken-for-10-years-for-improved-survival/#comments Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:42:09 +0000 http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/?p=6205 A recent study published in Lancet medical journal has shaken up the breast cancer field. Traditionally, in order to prevent recurrences and extend longevity, we have treated early breast cancer patients who have  hormone sensitive tumors with 5 years of the hormone blocker Tamoxifen. However, a recent study shows that 10 years of treatment results in […]

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One of our patient’s testimonials. http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2013/02/6198/ http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2013/02/6198/#comments Sun, 24 Feb 2013 13:11:49 +0000 http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/?p=6198 “Before coming to the Cancer Center at Hudson Valley I spoke to a surgical oncologist at another hospital. All the right words were said but it didn’t make me feel better. I decided to go for a second opinion. When I walked in and met Dr. Pond Kelemen for the first time he looked at […]

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Gilda’s Club OPEN HOUSE Feb. 7 at HVHC Cancer Center http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2013/02/gildas-club-open-house-feb-7-at-hvhc-cancer-center/ http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2013/02/gildas-club-open-house-feb-7-at-hvhc-cancer-center/#comments Thu, 07 Feb 2013 14:41:32 +0000 http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/?p=6190 Gilda’s Club Westchester, a leader in support for cancer patients and their families, invites men and women who have been newly diagnosed with cancer to a new support group called “Living with Cancer.” An Open House is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center at 1978 Crompond Road, […]

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More Choices for Breast Cancer Treatment at HVHC Thanks to IORT Grant http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2012/10/more-choices-for-breast-cancer-treatment-at-hvhc-thanks-to-iort-grant/ http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2012/10/more-choices-for-breast-cancer-treatment-at-hvhc-thanks-to-iort-grant/#comments Mon, 22 Oct 2012 23:36:44 +0000 http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/?p=6141 Women treated for breast cancer at Hudson Valley Hospital Center will have more choices thanks to a $150,000 grant the Hospital is to receive from New York State with the help of Senator Greg Ball. The money will help to pay for equipment that will allow the Ashikari Breast Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center […]

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Welcome to Our New Website http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2012/09/welcome-to-our-new-website/ http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/2012/09/welcome-to-our-new-website/#comments Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:33:24 +0000 http://www.ashikaribreastcenter.com/?p=5930 All of us at The Ashikari Breast Center would like to welcome you to our new and improved website. We have not only changed the look and feel of the site, but have added new exciting features for our patients. We have updated the breast health information pages and link you to the best healthcare […]

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