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Breast Cancer Prevention Pierre SD

For several years, there's been one sunny spot in the cloudy field of breast cancer prevention: exercise. Studies have shown that women who work out with some vigor and regularity reduce their risk of developing this scary disease, which kills 40,000 women a year.

David C Bartsch
(605) 719-2301
353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD
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Hematology, Hematology / Oncology

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Arunkumar Sanjeevi, MD
(605) 322-6900
300 N Dakota Ave Bldg STE117 # 300
Sioux Falls, SD
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Marwan D Hanna
(605) 322-7595
1000 E. 21st St.,
Sioux Falls, SD
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Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Dr.Richard Tenglin
(605) 719-2300
353 Fairmont Boulevard
Rapid City, SD
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M
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Medical School: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Year of Graduation: 1983
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Oncologist
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Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Daniel Martin Tackett, MD
(605) 341-3360
3751 Skyline Dr
Rapid City, SD
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Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1983
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Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Dakota West Radiation Oncology

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Michael O Robinson
(605) 322-6900
1000 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
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Medical Oncology

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David Carl Bartsch, MD
(605) 719-2301
353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD
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Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
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Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1969
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Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Cancer Care Institute

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Dr.Mark Huber
(605) 322-6900
1000 E 21st St #1000
Sioux Falls, SD
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M
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Oncologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Eric Stener Eastmo
(605) 719-8559
353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD
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Radiation Oncology

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Marwan Daoud Hanna, MD
(605) 322-7595
1000 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1975

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A Gentler Way to Prevent Breast Cancer

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For several years, there’s been one sunny spot in the cloudy field of breast cancer prevention: exercise. Studies have shown that women who work out with some vigor and regularity reduce their risk of developing this scary disease, which kills 40,000 women a year. A new study presents even brighter news. According to researchers at the Northern California Cancer Center in San Francisco, you can bask in similar benefits without exercising too hard or hitting the gym.

The researchers interviewed more than 2,500 women—some with and some without breast cancer—about their exercise habits from their teen years on. When they looked at all kinds of activity, the findings were consistent with other studies: Serious exercisers had less breast cancer than sedentary women.

But the surprise came when they tallied the women’s moderate activities, like brisk walking, ballroom dancing, bowling, housecleaning, and gardening. Women with an average of 17 hours or more of moderate activity per week had a 33 percent lower cancer rate than the least active women in their category. “That’s important because it suggests that women don’t need to run marathons to do something useful for their health,” says epidemiologist and study investigator Esther M. John.

Soon the researchers will use their data to tackle another lingering question: whether you can better reduce your breast cancer risk by being active during a particular time in your life.

Until then, there’s no time like the present to take steps to protect your breast health. And taking steps, across the dance floor or down the street, may be all you need.

—Genevieve Des Jarlais

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