Articles & Resources

Have questions about mammograms, breast cancer, and other women's health issues? Take a look through our articles and resources section to find answers.

Breastfeeding Reduce Risk

Can Breastfeeding Reduce your Risk?

There is information everywhere about how breastfeeding is good for your baby, giving him a healthy start to life. You may not have heard that breastfeeding can also reduce your risk of cancer later in life. Even if diagnosed with

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Mammogram Insurance

Does my insurance cover my mammogram?

Question: Does my insurance cover my mammogram? Answer: In nearly every case, yes! If you’re like most women, you’re concerned about your risk for developing breast cancer, and you know that there’s nothing better than a regular mammogram for early

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2nd Annual Breakfast & Boobs

Join us on Saturday, April 22, 2017 for the 2nd annual Breakfast & Boobs with myTalk 107.1s Lori & Julia. The duo will be on site at The Breast Center of Maple Grove from 9:00am – 11:00am where you can

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Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Reducing your risk of breast cancer is possible. While there is no guaranteed way to prevent the disease, you can reduce your risk of breast cancer through three simple lifestyle changes. Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer: Maintain a Healthy Weight

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Male Breast Cancer Symptoms

Male Breast Cancer Symptoms  Male breast cancer symptoms are often ignored because many people believe that men can’t get breast cancer. Men and women both have breast tissue, but the vast majority of men lack the hormones that cause the

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Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer Chemotherapy is one treatment option for breast cancer. Chemotherapy may be given intravenously or by mouth. It works by traveling through the bloodstream to kill cancer cells in most parts of the body, not just in

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I Found a Lump Under My Armpit, What Now?

If you’ve found a lump under your armpit, it is important to contact your doctor. While it could potentially indicate cancer is present, it is far more likely to be a benign condition like an infection, allergy, or a cyst.

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Nipple Discharge: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Nipple discharge—which may be clear, yellow, white, green, or bloody—is most often caused by a benign (non-cancerous) condition. However, it is important to talk to your doctor if you notice any type of nipple discharge. Possible Causes of Nipple Discharge

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Invasive Ductal Carcinoma

Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC), also sometimes called Infiltrative Ductal Carcinoma, is the most common type of breast cancer accounting for about 80% of all breast cancer cases. Invasive Ductal Carcinoma begins in the milk ducts and spreads to surrounding tissues.

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