Mount Sinai Queens Honored for Advances in Breast Health Awareness
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In her acceptance speech, Schwab highlighted Mount Sinai's efforts to provide educational support and preventative care to uninsured and underinsured women. Dr. Nierman also discussed the hospital's long list of breast cancer treatment and preventative options, such as digital mammography, biopsy techniques, and the many advances in post-surgical breast reconstruction.
Not only does Mount Sinai educate women about breast cancer treatment, provide preventative care, and offer post-surgical breast reconstruction, but the hospital also treats a number of other breast conditions that could lead to breast cancer, including benign breast disease (such as breast pain and fibroids). Women who are treated for these benign breast conditions are often eligible for the hospital's comprehensive early detection program, which provides at-risk women with breast exams, mammograms, and other preventative procedures.