3D mammography Archives - Carson Tahoe Health

Carson Tahoe Breast Center Recognized by the National Cancer Institute for Outstanding Contributions in Oncology Research

Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) and the Carson Tahoe Breast Center have recently been recognized by the National Cancer Institute for Outstanding Contributions in Oncology Research. The award comes on the heels of a prestigious clinical trial, the Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST), for which recruitment began in August 2017. Led by Dr. Kinsey Pillsbury, Medical Director at Carson Tahoe Breast Center, this innovative program was one of just 131 trials worldwide and the only in Nevada. The Carson Tahoe Breast Center was recognized for having the second most number of patients enrolled in the successful trial. “Carson Tahoe was not only honored to participate in the Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial, but also excited to have the opportunity to …


Carson Tahoe Breast Center Chosen as Only Provider in Nevada to Participate in International Clinical Trial

Carson Tahoe Breast Center was selected as the only provider in Nevada, and one of only 131 worldwide, to participate in the prestigious Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST). Led by Dr. Kinsey Pillsbury, Medical Director at Carson Tahoe Breast Center, this innovative program will offer new advancements, opportunities, and expertise in the early detection of breast cancer. Since opening the comprehensive Breast Center in August 2016, many women have accessed the facility for preventive & diagnostic care. “Carson Tahoe is honored to have been chosen as the only provider in Nevada to participate in the Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial,” said Dr. Kinsey Pillsbury, Medical Director at Carson Tahoe. “This progressive clinical trial reflects our dedication to empowering women …


Carson Tahoe Kicks Off 2017 Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

  Carson Tahoe Health will celebrate its 16th annual Think Pink breast cancer awareness campaign on Monday, October 2. Red’s Old 395 Grill will once again host the event from 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. in Carson City. The event is free to attend and individuals wearing a Carson Tahoe Think Pink T-shirt (any year) will receive free appetizers courtesy of Red’s. T-shirts can be purchased for a $10 suggested donation at various locations and at the event. 100% of proceeds from all Think Pink T-shirts, specialty drinks, and raffle sales will go to the Carson Tahoe Cancer Resource Center for breast cancer education and support. “Statistics show that one in eight women will develop breast cancer within their lifetime,” said Michelle …