Podcast: Breast Implants May Hinder Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.
Podcast: Younger Women Need to Be Vigilant About Breast Cancer
As you grow older, your chance of developing breast cancer increases. In fact, two-thirds of cases occur in women ages 55 and older. Still, younger women can develop the disease.
Podcast: PTSD Not Uncommon After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
A traumatic event, such as a natural disaster or a severe car accident, can trigger feelings of anxiety and distress—maybe even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). So, too, can a breast cancer diagnosis. Recent research shows that approximately 25
Podcast: Breast Cancer May Be More Deadly for Some Women
Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate. Women of all ages, races, and ethnicities – men, too – can develop it. For some women, though – in particular, African-Americans – breast cancer can be more deadly. Many factors play a role in this disparity.
Podcast: A Mammogram Is Still Important
Over the last decade, more Americans have been dismissing cancer screenings, including mammograms. Why? Experts suspect this drop may partly be because of the confusion surrounding screening guidelines.
Podcast: Fighting Breast Cancer: The Latest Treatment Techniques
Women diagnosed with breast cancer today have more treatment options available to them than ever before. And scientists continue to make advancements.
Podcast: Strong Social Ties May Help Women Survive Cancer
Learning you have breast cancer can be overwhelming. Many women face hard decisions about their care. A new study indicates that having a strong social network may help women better cope with a breast cancer diagnosis.
Podcast: Do Larger Infants Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
Women who give birth to large infants may be 2.5 times more likely to develop breast cancer than women who give birth to the smallest babies.
Podcast: Radiation Treatment in Childhood Boosts Breast Cancer Risk
Girls who get radiation therapy to the chest to treat cancer are at higher risk for breast cancer by the time they turn 50, a new study says.