US Health Task Force Proposes Screening Mammograms at Age 40 instead of 50

May 2023 – We at ASLF know the life-saving importance of early screening for breast cancer and were gratified to see last week’s proposal from the US Preventive Services Task Force that women start breast cancer screenings at age 40.… read more Celebration of Jewish Heritage Month at Porter County Library The Indiana Jewish Historical Society in observation of Jewish Heritage Month will host its second annual display at the Porter County Library in Valparaiso beginning on May 1st with two guest… read more According to a press release published in Radiology, a journal of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), researchers who surveyed women attending breast cancer screening appointments found that one in five is likely to skip additional testing after an… read more A Silver Lining Foundation (ASLF) is proud to report its 2022 impact. • Total Women Served: 1,575• Total Tests 2,009 Breakdown of Total Tests• Screening mammogram: 957• Diagnostic mammogram: 492• MRI: 23• Ultrasound: 456• Biopsy: 81 This testing resulted in… read more 09/29/2022 – Originally published by: AMITA Health Foundations  Thanks to A Silver Lining Foundation, more than 400 people received free breast health tests at Ascension Saint Joseph – Elgin in fiscal year 2022. The vision of A Silver Lining Foundation… read more ASLF hospital partner West Suburban Medical Center is offering free 3D screening mammograms to the first 40 eligible women on Wednesday, October 5, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Click here for details.… read more