6 Misconceptions About Breast Cancer

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

Video: Beyond the Mammogram

If you’re a woman with an increased risk for breast cancer, you may want to consider more than a mammogram. A new study finds getting an ultrasound screening or an MRI, along with a mammogram, may detect additional cancers. “Mammograms seem to have a problem with detecting tumors in women who have dense breast tissue … Read More