Popular Treatments for Breast Cancer
In recent years, there has been an interest in exploring alternative treatments that are best used in adjunct with traditional treatments for breast cancer, not in replacement of traditional treatments. When you or a loved one are diagnosed with breast cancer, the thought can be terrifying. In my experience, the first “c-word” people fear is […]
What is a Mastectomy?
Mastectomy – a mastectomy is the removal of all breast tissue, as defined by anatomic boundaries of the breast. The most common reason for this procedure is a treatment of breast cancer, but there are other reasons that this procedure may be needed. For example, when a woman is diagnosed with a gene mutation that […]
Incredible Treatments for Breast Cancer
Treating Breast Cancer Have you recently been diagnosed with breast cancer? If you don’t already, you will soon have lots of questions about your future and the next steps. Before we discuss the stages of breast cancer and what they mean, the general treatments for breast cancer are described below: Surgery Surgical options for all […]
Promising Oral Medications in Breast Cancer Treatment that Patients Are Not Taking
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 200,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States. About 80% of these breast cancers are estrogen-receptor positive, meaning the tumors have estrogen receptors on their surface, and are likely to respond to hormonal therapy, also called endocrine therapy or “anti-estrogen” medications. […]