Told you have PASH? The good news is that it’s a lot more common than you think. Find out what exactly it is and what you need to know about treatment — if it needs to be treated at all.
Breast cancer doesn’t occur often in younger women. Of the more than 230,000 new cases of breast cancer expected to be diagnosed in the United States in 2015, only about 11 percent will involve women younger than 45. Young breast cancer patients have special concerns. Their cancers tend to be more advanced, more aggressive, more likely … Read More
If you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, here are 14 questions you should ask your doctor to more actively participate in your care.
Our expert explains why younger women are more often being diagnosed with advance stage breast cancer.
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I asked my colleagues at the Cleveland Clinic Breast Center what they perceive to be patients’ most common misconceptions about breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and care. Combining our list, these six misconceptions rose to the top: 1. “If I have an annual mammogram, I don’t need to examine my breasts.” It is important to understand … Read More
While most of my patients have heard they should perform a self-breast exam (SBE), many say they have never heard all the tips I’d like to share with you. The key is to remember: “When, Look, Feel and Write!” Tip #1: Do your breast exam at the same time each month Think: “When” You should … Read More