The Breast Cancer Myth (pt. 2)

A mammogram can cause breast cancer to spread. The Truth A mammogram, or x-ray of the breast, currently remains the gold standard for the early detection of breast cancer. Breast compression while getting a mammogram cannot cause cancer to spread. According to the National Cancer Institute, “The benefits of mammography, however, nearly always outweigh the […]

Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control

Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control. There are different kinds of breast cancer. The kind of breast cancer depends on which cells in the breast turn into cancer. Breast cancer can begin in different parts of the breast. A breast is made up of three main […]

Creating Unique Solutions for Common Problems

Medications are not unfamiliar to cancer patients. Often times, these patients are not only receiving medications for their treatment but also are receiving medications to treat the side effects of their therapy. It can be cumbersome to take many different pills in hopes to just be able to perform normal routine activities. How many “extra” […]

Are Your Genes Trying to Kill You?

These days everyone knows that breast cancer is common, yet for some families it actually seems inevitable.  In these families cancer seems to affect every generation and mothers, daughters, grandmothers, sisters, aunts, cousins, even uncles are diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer.  Often the reason for these frequent cancers is located within the family’s genetic […]