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Feature Trial

Tomosynthesis vs. Contrast-Enhanced Mammography (CEM) in Women With Personal History of Breast Cancer in Western Pennsylvania (TOCEM)

Breaking it down:

This trial focuses on patient care and screening after a Breast Cancer diagnosis.

FOCUS: Can we improve surveillance of Women with a personal History of Breast Cancer?

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Asymptomatic women, ages 30-85, with a personal history of breast cancer who have had at least one routine mammogram since treatment.

Treatments:

  • Participants will be invited to three rounds of annual screening with CEM. CEM must be performed at the time of or within 6 weeks of routine annual mammogram with tomosynthesis.
  • To perform the CEM; Iodinated contrast is injected intravenously at the same time as the mammogram.

Locations and Contacts:

Magee Womancare Passavant Cranberry
Magee Womancare Monroeville
Magee Womans Hospital, Pittsburgh

  • Carol Glock M.Ed
    Phone: 412-680-6496
  • Cortney Montgomery BSN, RN, CCRP, CBCN
    Phone: 412-641-1840

Your Contribution...

Assists breast cancer clinical trial patients with the added cost for transportation, meals and child care.
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Provides educational opportunities for breast cancer physicians to attend a symposium about current clinical trials.
Educates the general public on breast cancer prevention, detection, treatment and clinical trials.

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Allegheny Health Network currently has 13 Active Breast Cancer Clinicals Trials

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Salvitti Family Gymnasium 60 South Lincoln Street Washington, PA 15301

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Start the New Year by Learning How to Take Care of Yourself

Presentation will be offered in Spanish and English.
When:
Thursday, January 5, 2023.
Time:
6:00 pm -7:00 pm
Where:
Beechview Library 1910 Broadway Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Come and learn:

  1. How to do monthly breast exams
  2. Why it is important to screen for breast cancer
  3. How you can diagnosis and detect breast cancer
  4. The most current breast cancer treatments and clinical trials

Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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Community Outreach Programs

  • Learn 5 Strategies for Prevention and Treatment of Breast Cancer
  • Why Me, Cancer is Only One Chapter of a Person’s Life
  • Benefits of Participating in a Breast Cancer Clinical Trial
Breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer, and the second most common cause of cancer deaths in women in the United States.
(National Cancer Institute, 2017)

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Life-Changeing

A Life Changing Addition for One Pennsylvania Family

The Glock Foundaton is honored to have contributed monies to Canine Service Pals along with the Young Women’s Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation to bring home Oreo a trained service dog exclusively for Cara Snyder’s family.

I Had Cancer Podcast - Investigational Drug Eliminates Breast Cancer

Carol discovered a walnut-size lump in her breast and was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer, which is rare and aggressive and carries a 20 percent chance of survival. Carol talks about how a clinical trial at AHN helped her beat the odds.

Living Proof: Allegheny Health Network Together with Johns Hopkins

Carol Glock is featured in an Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins living proof commerical.

If you want to discuss clinical trials or schedule a community outreach presentation please contact us at:

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