Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Reveals Rare Disorder
An odd lump on Elizabeth Cowles Johnston’s breast prompted a Friday morning call to her primary care physician Rebecca Andrews at UConn Health. Dr. Andrews quickly fit her in, and upon checking the lump sent her to Dr. Alex Merkulov, Section Head of Women’s Imaging at the Beekley Imaging Center at UConn Health for a […]
UConn Health Minute: Benign Breast Disease
When it comes to breast health – cancer is not the only concern. Many women suffer from benign breast diseases that can cause discomfort or pain and need treatment. Some of these conditions can increase the risk of breast cancer and need to be closely monitored. UConn Health has a unique specialist, Ob/Gyn Dr. Dana […]
Earlier Detection with Low-Dose Mammograms
While mammograms have been proven necessary screening for early signs of breast cancer, women typically don’t look forward to the uncomfortable annual visit. But now, new low dose mammography technology available at UConn Health captures clearer images with less time in compression and half the dose of radiation. In the past year, the Beekley Imaging […]
UConn Health Minute: OB/GYN Minimally Invasive Surgery
Find out how a preschool teacher suffering from endometriosis was able to return to her students faster and with less pain after she had surgery performed by UConn Health’s Dr. Danielle Luciano using minimally invasive techniques.