Monthly Archives: February 2015

3D Mammography: Hype or Hope?

2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00

3D Mammography represents one of the most significant advances in breast cancer screening and prevention for all women in nearly 4 decades (when mammography was first adopted in 1969). The American Cancer Society's estimates for breast cancer in the United States for 2014 are: About 232,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed [...]

3D Mammography: Hype or Hope?2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00

“Dense” Breasts on Your Mammogram Report? What next?

2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00

You just had your annual screening mammogram and the summary report provided to you states you have “dense” breasts but this is a BENIGN FINDING and there is no evidence of breast cancer. The language used in the report may be mandated by law, and say something like, “Your mammogram shows that your breast tissue [...]

“Dense” Breasts on Your Mammogram Report? What next?2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00

Confused about When to Start Getting A Screening Mammogram? Age 40 or 50?

2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00

Confused about when to start getting a mammogram? You are not alone. In the past year, there have been several conflicting reports of scientific studies recommending annual screening mammogram at age 40 or age 50, depending on which study you read. Furthermore, there is confusion about whether to get your screening mammogram every year or [...]

Confused about When to Start Getting A Screening Mammogram? Age 40 or 50?2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00

BRCA What?! Am I At Risk for Breast Cancer ?

2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00

BRCA1 and BRCA2 are human genes that produce proteins that help repair damaged DNA. When either of these genes is mutated or altered, DNA damage may not be repaired properly. As a result, cells are more likely to develop additional genetic alterations that can lead to cancer. A woman's risk of developing breast and/or ovarian [...]

BRCA What?! Am I At Risk for Breast Cancer ?2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00

Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk by 40%! Here’s how.

2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00

Can exercise really help decrease your risk for breast cancer? Research and retrospective studies published in the last few years suggests there is a truly significant benefit from exercise. Aside from the benefits to your cardiovascular system and your overall health, exercise can reduce your risk of dying from breast cancer. According to research published [...]

Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk by 40%! Here’s how.2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00

America’s Blind Eye to Lung Cancer

2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00

America has given up the fight against lung cancer. Look no further than the facts to get a very clear view of how big tobacco companies with their bags of money and their army of deeply entrenched lobbying groups have effectively locked out any political opposition to tobacco and smoking. How else can you explain [...]

America’s Blind Eye to Lung Cancer2018-05-21T19:31:18-04:00