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October 27, 2018

Since only 1/10 women accurately knows her personal risk of breast cancer, we have a lot of education to do.

Once it is determined that you are higher than average risk it’s important to consider all the strategies that you can do, but here may be one of the most important ways you can reduce your riks:

1. Know Your Risk...

October 21, 2018

When to get a mammogram, and which of all the available tests you should request, based on your risk factors is discussed.

September 26, 2018

1. The medical term dense breast refers to a woman who has breast tissue that is not composed of very much fat between the glands and ducts of the milk system so that the tissue is litteral thicker and less visible on x-rays such as mammograms.

2. Your gyno can detect breast density on exam, but the formal definition of de...

July 1, 2018

Planning when to get your first mammogram is something to discuss with your gyno. It's very difficult to determine an individual's cancer risks as you have to study large group of women over long periods of time. Your gyno can estimate your personal cancer risk when combining her knowledge of research studies and her know...

February 20, 2018

1. For women who have felt a breast lump, this is the best time to have a provider you can call and get direction

2. for most women, as soon as you feel a breast lump, you should also let your gyno do what is called a clinical breast exam.

3. Mammograms can be helpful.  however, studies show that 50-70% of masses felt by th...

February 6, 2018

●Screening mammography in research studies has consistently been found to decrease breast cancer-related death.

●You will get two views of each breast (top to bottom, and side to side.) and the better the breast compression is the better the image will be.

●You can help direct the amount of breast compression during the exa...