Research suggests having a low level of Vitamin D increases your risk of breast cancer. But do you know how much is enough? Breast specialist Holly Pederson, MD, explains.
The FDA has approved a direct-to-consumer DNA self-test for breast cancer mutations. Is this test worthwhile, and is it right for you? A breast specialist weighs in.
Do you know the truth about breast lumps, pain and nipple discharge? Dr. Holly Pederson sheds light on the top five breast health myths she hears from her patients.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our Short Answer series. Breast specialist Holly Pederson, MD, answers this one.
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You don’t necessarily expect pain in your breasts, so when it happens, you question what’s causing it. Find out how common it is — and what to do about it.
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Breast cancer is a common concern for women — but misconceptions are common, too. It’s important to know the facts about diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
When we talk about drugs for breast cancer, we often focus on medications used for treatment after a diagnosis.
But medications can play a major role in prevention, too.
When it comes to breast cancer risk, you’ve probably heard about family history and genetics. But have you heard about breast density?
While most patients know they should be familiar with changes in their breast tissue, many are afraid that they will “do it wrong” and avoid doing self-exams altogether! I’d like to share some useful tips about when and how to do a self-exam.