April 12, 2019Breast, Featured, Healthcare, Mammograms

More than a half million breast cancer deaths averted in the U.S. with mammography since 1989

Latest U.S. estimates indicate that since 1989, hundreds of thousands of women’s lives have been saved by mammography and improvements in breast cancer treatment. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings point to progress made in early detection and management of breast cancer. Screening mammography for the […]

April 10, 2019Breast, Featured, Healthcare, Mammograms, Research

Dr. Lora Barke testifies in support of bill to fund breast cancer screening

At Invision Sally Jobe, we believe early detection is the key to breast cancer prevention. “Doing a mammogram every year results in mortality reduction of about 40 percent. Whereas doing it every other year, starting later in life, reduces that mortality reduction to 23 percent,” says Lora Barke, DO, Medical Director of Invision Sally Jobe […]

October 13, 2017Breast, Featured, Susan G. Komen Colorado

Inner strength. Physical stamina. And a partner for life.

Susie Wargin guest blogs for Invision Sally Jobe In 2006, I entered Tri for the Cure, a sprint distance triathlon. I figured whatever pain and suffering I felt during the swim, bike & run event would pale in comparison to what my mom had gone through in 2004 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer […]