Imaging Technology Makes a Difference in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Technology can save your life. That’s one of the most important messages women need to hear during October, because today’s advanced imaging technology can make a significant difference in the early detection of breast cancer. Houston Methodist Breast Care Center at Sugar Land uses the latest and most...

Improved Breast Awareness Through Wellness Education: The Lymphatic Drainage System

The most underrated purifying system in the human body is the lymphatic system, an integral part of the immune system. It is a person’s “Life Flow System.” This system and all of its capillaries are a major part of the body’s cleansing of excess toxic waste. The body contains three quarts of blood...

Fighting Breast Cancer: Early Detection Is Key

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, with skin cancers being an exception. Screening tests and early detection can find cancer early when chances for survival are highest. It is important to know your risk for breast cancer. Talking to both sides of your family is important so you can become...

Breast Cancer in Men

In men, breast cancer is a rare disease, accounting for less than one percent of cases. According to the American Cancer Society, about 2,600 men will be diagnosed this year in the United States, compared to an estimated 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer expected in women, along with 61,000 new...

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...

Living an Anti-Cancer Lifestyle: Ten Steps to Good Nutrition While Fighting Cancer

After a diagnosis of cancer, many patients shift their focus to making changes within their diet – and rightfully so. Good nutrition is an essential part of cancer prevention and treatment. “Both cancer itself and the treatment you undergo can affect your appetite and your ability to tolerate certain...

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