breast cancer http://kbia.org en Mo. Senate passes mammogram legislation http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-mammogram-legislation <p>Women with dense breast tissue would have to be notified about the need for additional screenings at their&nbsp;mammograms&nbsp;under legislation passed by the Missouri Senate.</p><p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 23:13:35 +0000 Associated Press 47783 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate passes mammogram legislation A new, possibly simpler way to detect breast cancer, from MU researchers http://kbia.org/post/new-possibly-simpler-way-detect-breast-cancer-mu-researchers <p></p><p>University of Missouri researchers are developing a new procedure to detect breast cancer.</p><p>The new test looks for signs of breast cancer in fluid, found in breast ducts. Researchers say the test is more accurate and less invasive than current procedures, according to MU professor Thomas Quinn.</p><p>“It’d be nice if you could do this and have the confidence that you don’t have to go in and do invasive procedures like needle biopsies,” Quinn said.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:51:46 +0000 Kate Grumke 30329 at http://kbia.org A new, possibly simpler way to detect breast cancer, from MU researchers MU Health Psychology Department says stress contributes to cognitive decline in breast cancer http://kbia.org/post/mu-health-psychology-department-says-stress-contributes-cognitive-decline-breast-cancer <p>The Health Psychology Department in the Missouri School of Health Professions has released a study saying stress contributes to cognitive decline in women with breast cancer.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 22:42:04 +0000 Fred Katz 12320 at http://kbia.org MU Health Psychology Department says stress contributes to cognitive decline in breast cancer Rural women diagnosed later http://kbia.org/post/rural-women-diagnosed-later <p>Women in rural Missouri are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer at a late stage than women in urban or suburban counties. In this weekly Health &amp; Wealth update, the urban / rural disparity in breast cancer detection.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 13:56:15 +0000 Jacob Fenston 4115 at http://kbia.org Rural women diagnosed later