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A passion for medicine sparked by a grandmother and Star Trek
December 15, 2023 - Meet Dr. Jean Seely — breast radiologist and researcher
Breast cancer screening before age 50 linked with better survival
August 4, 2023 - Canadian provinces and territories that allowed women 40-49 to self-refer for organized breast cancer screening programs with annual mammograms had better survival and lower breast cancer mortality rates compared with those that did not, ...
2,000 Ottawa participants recruited to breast cancer screening study
May 26, 2023 - The Ottawa site of the Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST) recently reached its enrollment goal of 2,000 participants. Led by Dr. Jean Seely, the Ottawa site first opened in 2017.
Study shows annual screening before age 50 leads to lower proportions of advanced breast cancer
August 10, 2022 - A new study has found Canadian provinces that annually screen women aged 40-49 had lower proportions of advanced breast cancer compared to women aged 50-59 from provinces that did not hold annual mammograms.
New commentary finds flaws in study that shaped current breast cancer screening guidelines
November 23, 2021 - Researchers at Sunnybrook Research Institute, The Ottawa Hospital, The University of British Columbia, The University of Alberta and Harvard Medical School have published a new commentary in the Journal of Medical Screening that confirms ...
Canadian study finds fewer breast cancers diagnosed between screens when women with dense breasts are offered more frequent mammograms
July 20, 2021 - A new study published in the Canadian Association of Radiologists’ Journal shows that Canadian jurisdictions that offer more frequent mammograms to women with dense breasts had fewer cancers diagnosed between screens.