Breast Cancer Archive
One in eight US women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Overcoming breast cancer is a personal journey with choices along the way. There are choices about the type of breast surgery, the need for additional treatments
The latest data from National Cancer Institute revealed that about 232,340 female and about 2,240 male are diagnosed with breast cancer in the USA annually and death counts reaches up to 40,000 each year. The numbers are
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers observed in today’s era. Most women who get it (8 out of 10)are over 50 years of age, but younger women and in rare cases can also be
“Why don’t you get to somewhere that you can park and call me back?” My trial balloon just crashed to the ground. (You know, that “balloon” you send out to see which way the wind is blowing).
As I sat in the airport waiting for my connecting flight, I leaned against the wall and closed my eyes. Mexico is my final destination with my baby sister. I took a deep breath because that’s what
My grandmother had breast cancer 22 years ago. She gets checked every year to make sure it hasn’t come back. Less than 6 months her breast cancer came back in her lungs and duodenum and it was
Olive oil, the keystone food of the Mediterranean diet, helps prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer, arthritis, inflammation, skin aging, and cognitive decline. The powerful protection of this oil reduces the causes of death and the effect of aging.
Mastectomy is a broad term for different procedures. Apart from removing one or both breasts, this term also refers to removing lymph nodes in the armpit area in order to know if the cancer has spread. Types
A risk factor, in any sense, is something that increases the chances of something else happening. In the case of breast cancer, a risk factor would be something that increases your risk of getting the disease. But
As Breast Cancer Awareness Month nears the end of October, pink ribbons provided a reminder and moment of silence for those touched by cancer while offering a medical cue to schedule a mammogram. Decades ago, it was