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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.
Study of 3D Mammography Shows Benefit
There is technology that makes that once a year diagnostic image even more powerful.
The Buzz About PALB2
Approximately 90% of breast cancer is sporadic, meaning that it occurs by chance. Genes such as PALB2 are not involved in sporadic breast cancer.
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.
5 Questions With: Shieva Ghofrany, MD
"I'm surprised sometimes when people say “wait—you operate? We thought ob’s only deliver babies?”
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.
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.
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.