Women’s Health

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

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What Is a 3D Mammography?

A 3D mammography, also known as Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, is an advanced imaging test that uses multiple x-rays to put together a three-dimensional picture of your breast. This allows the Radiologist to examine your breast tissue—layer by layer—and have a

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9 Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Breast cancer occurs when the cells in your breast change (or mutate) and grow in an uncontrolled way. This creates a mass of tissue known as a tumor. Breast cancer can invade the tissue surrounding your breast, or it may

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What Is a Breast Biopsy?

A breast biopsy is the process of removing a small sample of breast tissue or fluid to test for cancer. The results will indicate if the cells are benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous).  Why Do I Need a Breast Biopsy?

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First Mammogram? Here’s What You Can Expect

Did you recently schedule your first mammogram? If so, great job! A mammogram is an incredibly valuable screening exam that can help detect cancers at their earliest, most treatable stages. Every woman’s first mammogram experience is deeply personal, but it

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Ten Breast Health Tips for Women

Some women work out six days a week. Some ladies get facials and love to preen. Some don’t eat carbs or sugar. Whether you are one of these 40-somethings or not, caring for your body and your breast health is

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Research

Breast Cancer and Latest Research

Breast cancer is a serious and scary diagnosis, but the good news is that we are learning more and more about it every day. Through extensive research by the National Institute of Health, Breast Cancer Organizations and other private and

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Cancer Treatments and Nausea

Nausea is a common symptom for those undergoing cancer treatment. Depending on the type of cancer, the individual, and the specific treatment, it can range from a slight uneasy feeling to severe vomiting and an inability to keep any food

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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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