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Understanding the Different Types of Breast Cancer

Understanding the Different Types of Breast Cancer

There are many types of breast cancer, and many ways to describe them. Reviewing the various terms used to describe breast cancer can help you understand its different types. Breast cancer can begin in different parts of the breast. Medical professionals determine the type of breast cancer by looking at the specific cells in the breast that become ...

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Mammogram Screening after a COVID Vaccination

Mammogram Screening after a COVID Vaccination

Getting a mammogram screening is one of the most important things you can do for your health, and so is getting a coronavirus vaccination. Doctors recommend undergoing both procedures to help prevent serious disease, such as advanced breast cancer and COVID, which could result in death. However, many doctors are recommending that women put off thei...

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Skipping Your Mammography Exam Could Increase Your Risk of Death from Breast Cancer

Skipping Your Mammography Exam Could Increase Your Risk of Death from Breast Cancer

Women skip mammograms for a wide variety of reasons. Many women forgo their routine mammogram because it is uncomfortable, for example, or because they are scared of the results. Other women avoid mammograms because they believe they are too young or healthy to have breast cancer. Thousands of women skipped mammograms during COVID-19. Skipping a ro...

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FDA Relaxes Guidelines for Mammography During Coronavirus

FDA Relaxes Guidelines for Mammography During Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated nearly every aspect of daily life, especially for healthcare professionals and the facilities where they work. Many clinics are overwhelmed with patients; others have had to cut back on the number of workers they employ. It has also complicated care for patients who need diagnostic and screening tests, such as ...

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Got Mammogram Anxiety? Learn These Tips to Help

Got Mammogram Anxiety? Learn These Tips to Help

It's empowering to know all you can about your health, and regularly scheduled screening mammography, starting at age 45 or earlier, is a big part of maintaining your wellbeing as a woman. Although knowledge is power, it's still very common to have mammogram anxiety when the appointment reminder comes up on your calendar. Here we'll include the bes...

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3D Mammography Provides Special Benefits for Older Women

3D Mammography Provides Special Benefits for Older Women

Mammography is an effective breast cancer screening method for women ages 65 and older, but the results of a new study show that older women benefit significantly with the addition of a three-dimensional (3D) technique, known as tomosynthesis. The American Cancer Society says that doctors will diagnose more than 268,00 new cases of invasive breast ...

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Mammography Screening at 30 Beneficial for Some Women

Mammography Screening at 30 Beneficial for Some Women

The current American Cancer Society guidelines suggest that women ages 40 to 44 could undergo mammograms every year if they want to, and that women ages 45 to 54 get mammograms every year. Many professional groups, including the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), recommend beginning routing screening at 40. Recommendations for younger wo...

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New Study Shows the Value of Getting a Second Opinion When You Receive a Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

New Study Shows the Value of Getting a Second Opinion When You Receive a Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

When they receive a diagnosis of breast cancer, many women and their doctors want to begin treatment immediately. Early treatment is usually a great idea when it comes to cancer care, as treatment is usually most effective in the earliest stages of cancer, when the disease is most responsive to treatment. While it is important to start treatment as...

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