Breast

  • breast cancer awareness

What to Ask Your Doctor When You Have Breast Cancer

Early detection with self exams and regular, high quality mammograms can catch breast cancer when it’s very treatable. Newer technologies, such as 3D mammography (also

  • women worried about side effects of Plan B should know it has not been shown to increase the risk of cervical or ovarian cancer

Fact or Fiction: Plan B Increases Cancer Risk in Women?

Plan B emergency contraception is available over-the-counter and used by thousands of women a year. But does taking it increase a woman’s risk of cancer?
Millions

  • family member supports loved one dealing with cancer diagnosis

How to Support a Family Member Going Through Cancer

Battling a deadly disease can take a toll on family members. Learn how you can support loved ones in this time of turmoil.
Dealing with cancer

  • Having a team of doctors is the best way to diagnose and treat breast cancer

Teaming Up On Breast Cancer

When it comes to tackling breast cancer, two — or three, or five — team members are better than one.
Breast cancer is a complex disease,

  • Dr. Yamashita and her patient stand next to the SoftVue breast ultrasound device

An Innovative Whole-Breast Ultrasound Technology Could Be Life-Saving

When it comes to breast cancer, early detection with the help of regular exams and screening mammography can greatly affect survival. But for women with

  • Running and other exercise can help breast cancer patients have a better quality of life

How Exercise Can Help Breast Cancer Patients Recover

Exercise may be the last thing on a survivor’s mind, but physical activity can actually play an important role in healing.
Doctors aren’t sure why, but

  • man is checking in with his doctor because he feels that he could potentially have breast cancer and heard it is not only women who get it

Myth or Fact – Only Women Get Breast Cancer

If you guessed “myth,” you are correct. Like women, men have breast tissue and therefore are also at risk for breast cancer.
Breast cancer doesn’t play

  • woman excercises and does yoga after breast cancer treatment

6 Tips for Getting Your Groove Back After Breast Cancer Treatment

The physical damage of breast cancer is visible. But it’s the invisible emotional damage that often has a lasting effect. Learn how to regain your

  • middle-aged woman wonders how often to get mammograms for breast cancer screening

How Often Do I Need a Mammogram?

Mammograms are a front-line defense in the war on breast cancer. But do you need a screening every year?
A mammogram is an X-ray used to