Fighting Breast Cancer: Know Your Body

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...

How Integrative Medicine Can Help Enhance Your Life

Breast cancer is not an easy diagnosis to receive. That is why the Dr. Shel Wellness & Aesthetic Center wants to share information with women about how to combat the harsh effects of treatment and regain health through integrative therapies. Integrative medicine is healing-oriented medicine that takes...

Detecting Breast Cancer – from Vigilance to Suspicion to Confirmation

A cornerstone of health consciousness for adult women includes being on the lookout for breast cancer. There’s plenty of evidence that this eternal vigilance is worth it. In fact, early stage breast cancer that hasn’t spread has a 99 percent five-year survival rate. The path from routine screening to...

Breast Cancer and Heart Disease

Breast cancer affects 2.1 million people every year, and while early detection and screenings are beneficial in reducing this statistic, patients often fail to appreciate the importance of cardiovascular health in breast cancer prevention. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), a sedentary...

Save Yourself from Breast Cancer

Early detection is key in order to improve breast cancer outcome and survival. This remains the cornerstone of breast cancer control. 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...

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 menstrual cycle at a young age. Yet even more risk factors are within your control, and every day new research is emerging that suggests breast cancer may be more...

Shop While Making A Difference in the Lives of Those Battling Cancer with the

If you love to shop, mark your calendar for the annual Holiday Shopping Card which takes place October 18th through 28th. Purchase The Holiday Shopping Card for $75 and receive a 20% discount and complimentary eats at more than 500 participating retailers and restaurants throughout the Greater Houston area,...

You’ve Just Been Diagnosed With Breast Cancer: Now What?

As a medical oncologist at Texas Oncology, I help many breast cancer patients navigate through the complex maze of their healthcare journey. What weighs on each patient’s mind is the question, “Am I going to be ok?” Thankfully, the answer is often a resounding, “Yes!” Although breast cancer is...

Stafford MSD to Host First Annual Students Against Breast Cancer

The Stafford Municipal School District (MSD) is starting a new tradition this year – “Students Against Breast Cancer.” Join a 5k walk with family and friends on the morning of Saturday, October 13th to draw awareness to breast cancer and to honor breast cancer survivors. A portion of the proceeds will...

Fighting Breast Cancer: Know Your Body

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...

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