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In Breast Cancer Care, Choose Wisely
It's important to avoid creating unnecessary side effects, but we also never want to undertreat cancer. Use these guidelines when talking with your doctor.
Sleep and Breast Cancer: What’s the Link?
We all know that a lack of sleep can make us irritable and impair our function, but even the loss of the one hour of sleep as a result of “springing forward” has been shown to have detrimental effects.
Detection is Protection: Mammograms Save Lives
The best way to protect women from breast cancer is to find it early – and the only way to do that is through annual screening mammography – from age 40 on.
Heart Health Affects Breast Cancer Risk
Did you know that many of the risk factors for heart disease are also risk factors for developing breast cancer? However, the opposite is also true. Things that are good for your heart can help decrease your risk of getting breast cancer.
Addressing the Confusion about Mammograms
Women at average risk should start annual screening mammography at age 40, and continue every year, for as long as they are healthy.
Narcotic Sparing Breast Surgery
Narcotic analgesics are often used to relieve pain before and during surgery, but can cause side effects for some individuals such as nausea and vomiting.
Don’t Survive… Thrive
With Breast Cancer Awareness month in full swing, it's important to keep in mind how many people are living –and thriving- after the diagnosis of breast cancer.
5 Questions With: Helen Pass, MD
Dr. Helen Pass reflects on her breast expertise and what taking care of patients means for her.
DCIS: To Treat or Not to Treat? That is the Question
DCIS: To Treat or Not to Treat? In short, the answer is one recommendation does not fit all because not all ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) behaves the same.
Hey Women- Don’t Let Urinary Incontinence Put a Damper on Your Active Lifestyle
Many women suffer from a condition known as Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), or unwanted leakage of urine with activity. You're not alone.