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.
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.
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Separating myth from fact about breast implants can be confusing. A plastic surgeon offers tips on the function and limitations of implants to help you better understand the process.
What breast symptoms should you discuss with your doctor? Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” A breast cancer specialist answers this one.
Will soy increase your risk of breast cancer? Discover the truth behind questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. A family medicine physician explains whether soy should be on your shopping list.
It’s not unusual for a patient to ask if men can get breast cancer, and the answer to the question is yes. In 2017, about 2,470 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed, and about 460 men will die from breast cancer.
If you don’t have nutrition-related side effects from your cancer treatment that limit your ability to eat and/or digest food, you can follow a generally healthy diet.
If your breast cancer treatment includes a mastectomy, you’ll want to learn more about reconstructive surgery.