The Role of Staging When Diagnosing Breast Cancer

A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, and patients who receive such news are often flooded with a wide range of emotions. When delivering test results, doctors share vital information about their patients’ disease. Those details can go a long way toward easing patients’ concerns. Staging is a

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Can You Have Breast Cancer Without Feeling a Lump?

Courtesy Roswell Park Cancer Talk Blog Finding a lump during a self-exam or annual physical might be how most women think breast cancer is found. However, screening mammography is able to find cancer even when it is too small to feel, according to Ermelinda Bonaccio, MD, Chair

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Behaviors that Help Minimize Breast Cancer Risk

No one, regardless of their age, occupation, skin color, or socioeconomic status, is immune to cancer. In fact, individuals might be hard pressed to say that no one in their family or circle of friends has been diagnosed with cancer at some point. According to the National

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Are There Different Types of Breast Cancer?

Millions of women are diagnosed with breast cancer yearly. According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), more than 2.3 million women across the globe were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020. In fact, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women in 140 of

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COVID and Your Breast Health

In a pandemic-clouded world, it’s easy to overlook what was once routine and to pause activities that used to be regular. But when it comes to breast health, especially during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, passing on your annual or first-time mammogram, is not advisable. “Delays in

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Breast Health Issues During COVID-19

Facing a Breast Health Issue During the COVID-19 Pandemic Experts from multiple cancer care organizations have offered a new report containing recommendations for prioritization, treatment and triage of breast cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report titled, “Recommendations for Prioritization, Treatment and Triage of Breast Cancer Patients

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