Transferring a patient’s fat cells to the breast area offers an alternative to implants in augmentation and reconstruction. Find out if you might be a good candidate.
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.
The best cancer treatment today embraces interdisciplinary patient care, and uses a broad approach with a team of health care and medical providers – all of whom are rallying for you.
How common is genetic breast cancer? Does family resemblance matter? Get the facts that answer these common questions about genetics and breast cancer.
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Lymphedema most commonly occurs after surgery to remove lymph nodes in the armpit in breast cancer patients or lymph nodes in the groin to treat other types of cancer.
It’s important to know the characteristics of reliable medical screening tests. Use this list of criteria to be sure the tests are appropriate — and likely to do more good than harm.