If you caught me on Good Morning America today, we talked about my favorite antioxidant-caped superheroes (broccoli, berries, turmeric…). In this post, I want to give
There are a variety of factors that increase breast cancer risk, some of which respond well to risk-reducing medications. The term “chemoprevention” is a term
By now, many people are aware that having a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene increases the risk of getting breast cancer. What about
Dr. Kristi Funk demonstrates to the viewers of Home & Family how to perform a proper breast self exam.
California legislature recently passed a law requiring that women who have screening mammograms are informed by their health care provider if they have dense breast
In 2013, we expect 232,340 new invasive breast cancers plus 64,640 in situ (pre-invasive) cancers, and 40,030 deaths; 2240 of those cancers will be in men
A sentinel lymph node is the first node or nodes in the armpit that receive the lymphatic drainage from the breast. If cancer exists in
Whenever women have an operation for breast cancer, surgeons routinely check the armpit to see if cancer has spread to the lymph nodes. This is