The newly proposed FDA regulations also address the different types of products – to determine which are effective and which are not.
The study looked at data from 15 previous studies on women under the age of 55.
A new tower dedicated to women’s and oncology services opened to patients at UCHealth Memorial Hospital North on Monday.
Dr. Laura Pomerenke told Breanna she was a perfect candidate for the new procedure called cryoablation, and she would be the first patient to have it done in Colorado.
Now cryoablation – also known as tumor freezing – is another option for removing these fatty tumors, and the procedure can be done right in the surgeon’s office.
Cancer therapies have evolved in recent years, and the number of options can seem overwhelming to a person who’s been newly diagnosed.
If you don’t have insurance or you don’t have a doctor, there are programs out there that can help you get a free screening test done.
Statistics show breast cancer impacts about one in eight women, but only one in 800 men.
Mammography is the only proven screening method for detecting breast cancer. There are many different recommendations out there unfortunately, which can be some somewhat confusing to women.
Instead of just taking two images, you still get the same views of the breast but those 3D mammograms have the ability to unmask some of that denser tissue which can often mask a small cancer that’s not yet calcified in the breast.
Advancements in diagnostic technology are helping doctors find breast cancer earlier, and Dr. Mamus says doctors have more medical and surgical options to treat those who are diagnosed.
Getting enough protein is important to maintain your lean muscle mass which is going to help you with the best outcomes you can have during treatment.
As far as specific diets go, research suggests following a Mediterranean-style diet may lower a woman’s risk of breast cancer.
For this clinical study, researchers wanted to know if integrative medicine approaches like aromatherapy and reflexology could reduce pain and anxiety commonly experienced by women undergoing brachytherapy.
As part of tonight’s stand up to cancer charity telecast in this Your Healthy Family we’re talking about one of the biggest breakthroughs in breast cancer that happened a few months ago in June.