Restoration After Breast Cancer

Once having completed treatment for breast cancer, many survivors often feel an initial rush of relief. No more poking and prodding from chemotherapy IVs, no more endless blood tests, no more endless waiting in exam rooms. Many women find themselves left alone after finishing treatment without the knowledge...

Breast Cancer Prevention and Detection

Although this topic is one that many avoid, it is a matter that must be addressed in order to educate and bring awareness to our community. Breast cancer is a form of cancer that begins in the cell of the breast and in some cases spreads to different parts of the body. The most common type of breast cancer...

Breast Cancer in Young Women

Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the breast, it is called breast cancer. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. Most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 and older, but breast cancer also affects...

Breast Cancer: Is Prevention Possible?

When it comes to breast cancer, certain risk factors are out of your control, such as your genes and age, as well as starting your first period young. Yet even more risk factors are within your control, and every day new research is emerging that suggests breast cancer may be more preventable than experts...

Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is one or more operations performed to restore all components of the breast of women who have undergone mastectomy or removal of the entire breast. Breast reconstruction after mastectomy has evolved over the last century to become an integral component in the therapy for many women with...

Eye Exams Should Be an Essential Part of Breast Cancer Recovery/Preventive Care

Because of the ocular side effects of medications used to treat breast cancer, a trip to the eye doctor for good baseline data and yearly monitoring of the visual system is warranted. Some breast cancer cells are hormone-sensitive for estrogen. That means that estrogen can actually boost the growth of breast...

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