Screening for Breast Cancer

Screening for Breast Cancer

Screening techniques for breast cancer include breast self-examination, clinical breast examination, mammogram and ultrasonography....

Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast Cancer Prevention

Doctors can not always explain why one person gets cancer and another does not. However, scientists have studied general patterns of cancer in the population to learn what things around us and what things we do in our lives may increase our chance of developing cancer....

Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast Cancer Treatment

There are treatments for all patients with breast cancer. Four types of treatment are used: surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy....

Questions and Answers About Tamoxifen

Questions and Answers About Tamoxifen

Tamoxifen has been used for more than 20 years to treat patients with advanced breast cancer. It is used as adjuvant, or additional, therapy following primary treatment for early stage breast cancer....

What Is Breast Cancer?

What Is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United States (other than skin cancer). Each year, more than 180,000 women in this country learn they have breast cancer....

Feeling Whole Again After Breast Cancer

Feeling Whole Again After Breast Cancer

Her breast lump was small. So small that Kathi Wilson's first two doctors did not even pursue testing it. They felt the likelihood of cancer at age 32 was very slim. "No one wanted to believe I had cancer at such a young age."...

The Truth About Breast Thermography

The Truth About Breast Thermography

Breast thermography is a clinical diagnostic procedure which uses highly specialized infra red cameras to measure the heat coming from the body, in this case, the breast....

Coping with Arthritis in Its Many Forms

Coping with Arthritis in Its Many Forms

Arthritis means joint inflammation. Inflammation is a complex process that causes swelling, redness, warmth, and pain. It's the body's natural response to injury and plays an important role in healing and fighting infection....

Arthritis : Timely Treatments for an Ageless Disease

Arthritis : Timely Treatments for an Ageless Disease

Arthritis already affects more than 42 million Americans in its chronic form, including 300,000 children. By 2020, CDC estimates that 60 million people will be affected, and that more than 11 million will be disabled....

Learn to Prevent Arthritis Not Just Live With It

Learn to Prevent Arthritis Not Just Live With It

The reality is that no condition impairs the quality of life as we age and to a greater extent than does arthritis. It erodes basic functions and prevents you from taking part in elementary and cherished activities, leads to inactivity and other health problems, and can rob you of longevity as well....