Unbelievably, there are almost 4 million women in the United States that have a history of breast cancer. Breast cancer is, in fact, the most common cancer diagnosis for women. Many of us have encouraged friends or family members who have bravely fought breast cancer. It may even be a disease we fear that we will be diagnosed with one day.
COVID-19 and the preventative measures taken to slow the spread of the virus had an impact on the number of breast cancer diagnoses this past year. Unfortunately, only time will tell how big of an impact it truly had.
In Mississippi, over 400 women die from breast cancer every year.
The last thing a woman needs in her life is more guilt, especially when either facing a breast cancer diagnosis or simply getting a breast cancer screening. Let's cover some myths and dispel some rumors...
The term “breast cancer” is enough to fill a woman’s head with many thoughts. Perhaps you’re instantly reminded of a friend who’s currently undergoing chemo or radiation. Or, you think back fondly to a relative who lost her (or his) battle to breast cancer.
No one likes to go in for a mammogram - but it’s a life-saving test that every woman over 40 needs to schedule. Read on to learn about some myths about mammos, debunked.
Whether this is your first mammogram or you’ve had them done for years, here are a few things you should know about before visiting The Breast Center at The Woman’s Clinic.
Nearly half of women age 40 and older are considered to have dense breast tissue, which can pose a higher risk for breast cancer. Read on to learn more.
Our radiologist at The Woman’s Clinic is seeing an increase in breast cancer in younger women. In many cases, a breast cancer diagnosis is linked to a family history of breast cancer and dense breast tissue.
You may think you know what breast cancer is, but this one condition covers a myriad of terms, types, and classifications that are complicated to understand. Each of these refers to the quantity, size, spread, location, of cancerous cells and tumors.