Michael Cowher, MD

Michael Cowher, MD

Michael Cowher, MD, is a breast surgeon at Cleveland Clinic’s Breast Center. He thinks he has the best job in the world: caring for women and men regarding breast disease. He is the husband of a beautiful wife and the father of two awesome little girls.

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Treating Breast Cancer: Less May Be More

Tags: breast cancer

For some women whose breast cancer is diagnosed early, lumpectomy and radiation may offer better survival rates than mastectomy.

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Medical News Headlines: How to Interpret Them

An expert offers five questions to ask when reading medical news to understand if it is really credible and if the news should apply to you.

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Men Get Breast Cancer Too

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer prevention, breast cancer treatment, breast exam, breast reconstruction, self-breast exam

Breast surgeon Michael Cowher, MD, describes a surprising request from a male patient who he diagnosed with breast cancer, a 52-year-old man who had not seen a doctor since childhood.

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6 Misconceptions About Breast Cancer

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month 2012, breast exam, cancer, MRI, self-breast exam, thermography

Breast surgeon Michael Cowher, MD, sets the record straight about mammograms, thermography and breast cancer treatments, combining his own observations with those of his colleagues.

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How to Do a Great Self-Breast Exam

Tags: areolas, breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month 2012, breast exam, lump, nipples, pectoralis muscle, SBE, self-breast exam

Do self breast exams work? What if you always feel lumps? Learn how to do a breast exam that is effective, simple to remember and empowering for women in the fight against breast cancer.