I have had a mastectomy and want to have reconstructive breast surgery soon. I've heard about a new procedure called the DIEP flap and want to know if it would be a good option for me.
Take control of your breast health by learning about breast cancer risks and prevention, conducting breast self-exams, getting regular mammograms and embracing a healthy lifestyle. Unsure where to start? You've come to the right place. Plus, find help for coping with a breast cancer diagnosis.
I'm sure by now you've heard about the U.S. Task Force's new standards for breast cancer screening. What I'm not so sure about is if any of us have been able to keep track of what's happening day to day, though. No sooner were these new recommendations made public that women and other groups, like the American Cancer Society, began to push back and question the motives and sanity behind them.
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FRIDAY, Dec. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News)—An artificially intelligent computer system is making breast cancer treatment recommendations on a par with those of cancer doctors, a new study reports.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News)—When breast cancer spreads to the brain, important molecular changes may occur in the cancer, a small study found.
The discovery of these changes could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment, the researchers said.
MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Women who think they're too old to worry about mammograms may want to reconsider the age at which their breast cancer screening years are behind them, a new study suggests.
You may have noticed that you or your daughter or someone you know has one breast that's larger than the other. Uneven breasts are a common concern among women.
THURSDAY, Oct. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News)—The racial gap for breast cancer deaths is closing, particularly among younger women, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.
THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who carry common gene variants linked to breast cancer can still cut their risk of the disease by following a healthy lifestyle, a large new study suggests.