Developed at Cleveland Clinic, nipple-sparing mastectomy has helped some patients achieve a more natural-looking result. A new technique promises to make it available to more women with even better outcomes.
How aggressive should a woman be in her breast cancer treatment? Breast cancer specialist Stephen Grobmyer, MD, answers this question from our series, The Short Answer.
Breast conservation. If you have breast cancer, these two words are meaningful. And thanks to advances in surgeries such as lumpectomy, they’re possible for more women than in the past.
If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, your treatment plan starts with open, honest conversations with your physicians and surgeons.
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Are you confused about when to start having mammograms? And how often? You’re not alone.
When it comes to breast cancer, what comes after surgery or treatment can be just as important as the treatment itself.
As breast cancer care becomes more personalized, we are learning that not all patients need the same treatments. If you have breast cancer, you may be able to avoid the short- and long-term side effects of treatment and still have highly positive outcomes. Start by asking these five questions.
If you or a family member needs surgery to treat cancer, you probably feel some anxiety or fear. Everyone does. My patients often express concerns about post-operative pain, complications, recovery and likelihood of long-term health after surgery. But I want to tell you that cancer treatment has come a long way. And I also want … Read More