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Dr. Cappello's Blog Post: Beyond the Mammogram: 11 Awareness Facts I Discovered After my Advanced Cancer Diagnosis

She handed me a "Johnny." My inability to absorb her instructions left me clueless as to whether to tie the hospital gown in front or back. In the examining room, she continued babbling as my mind continued to spin. I was…

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Dr. Cappello's Huff Post Blog: Shared Decision Making a Fantasy as Task Force Recommendations Put Women at Risk for Undetected Cancers

Patients can only act upon what their doctors disclose to them. Without disclosing a woman's dense breast tissue composition to her and continuing with discussions about its impact on her access to an early breast cancer…

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Dr. Cappello's Blog Post: The Manic World of Social Media and Breast Cancer: Gratitude and Grief

I meet innumerable women, fervent in their yearly breast cancer screening, yet diagnosed with a missed, delayed and advanced stage cancer because of their dense breast tissue. Like me, these women never knew about the impact…

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Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame honors Dr. Cappello

For nearly two decades, the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame has been honoring the achievements of Connecticut women, using their stories of triumph to educate and inspire young girls and women. The theme of the ceremony was…

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Density Reporting Bills Championed by Legislators/Dr. Cappello testifies in Lincoln NE in support of Cheri's Law

A growing number of states are championing Density Reporting Laws to protects its citizens from missed, delayed and advanced stage breast cancer. The grassroots density reporting movement catapulted to the global stage when…

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