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    • October 11, 2011
    • Vail Health: Screening For Small Cancers

    • When found early, breast cancer isn't a death sentence. The Shaw Regional Cancer Center recently acquired new technology, called a SonoCine machine, that it hopes will help find breast cancer earlier, when the cancer is smaller and more easily treated. The SonoCine is an automated whole breast ultrasound (AWBU) that detects small cancers. While a mammogram uses X-rays to detect cancers, the SonoCine uses sound waves. The SonoCine differs from the mammogram in that it is designed to pick up canc... MORE →
    • October 4, 2011
    • Eagle County, Get Pretty For a Cure

    • One in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, according to breastcancer.org. It's no wonder that local salons, spas and other businesses have lined up to be a part of "Get Pretty in Pink," an awareness and fundraising initiative that will support local women in need with breast screening and diagnostics at Shaw Regional Cancer Center. "This October, we want the ladies of Eagle County to get pretty and make a difference," said Kim Sha... MORE →