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MVP study shows effectiveness of genetic screening tool for breast cancer risk

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer for American women. Although mammogram screenings have lowered the number of deaths from breast cancer, better screening methods could help determine risk and help prevent the cancer before it develops, according to the study researchers.

By |September 7th, 2021|Research|Comments Off on MVP study shows effectiveness of genetic screening tool for breast cancer risk

Painting helps breast cancer survivor express her fears and feelings

Painting gave Air Force Veteran and breast cancer survivor Doreen Patrick an outlet to express her fears, feelings and anxiety.

By |September 3rd, 2021|Health, Women Veterans|Comments Off on Painting helps breast cancer survivor express her fears and feelings

Strengthening Women Veteran’s health in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

If you are a service woman or recently separated woman Veteran, there is training available for you to learn about the services available from VA. Sign up for a Women’s Health Transition session now.

By |October 21st, 2020|Health, Women Veterans|1 Comment

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: “Fight Pretty with a Wig”

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, VA OSDBU would like to spotlight Le’Host Hair & Wigs, a Women-Owned Small Business supporting breast cancer fighters and survivors in the Veteran community.

By |October 20th, 2020|Top Stories, Women Veterans|Comments Off on Breast Cancer Awareness Month: “Fight Pretty with a Wig”

VA “Pink Out!” promotes breast cancer awareness

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, VA Medical Centers across the country hosted Pink Out! events to support women Veterans and connect them with VA’s health care services.

By |December 17th, 2019|Health, Inside Veterans Health|Comments Off on VA “Pink Out!” promotes breast cancer awareness

Dallas mammography team battles breast cancer with yearly exams and smiles

Giving Veterans the very best patient experience for life-saving examinations and treatment is priority number one for the mammography team.

By |January 17th, 2019|Health|Comments Off on Dallas mammography team battles breast cancer with yearly exams and smiles
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