Breast Cancer

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First the good news. Recently released research indicates that 70 percent of women prescribed chemotherapy under previous guidelines do not require the dangerous and potentially deadly treatment. By utilizing blood tests and biomarkers, doctors are able to predict the risk of recurrence, and will no longer recommend chemotherapy for women…

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Almost all women are familiar with two types of breast exams. The first of these, the physical exam, is performed each year as part of the annual physical. The physician, frequently the woman’s gynecologist, will check the breasts and armpits for lumps or other abnormalities. Women will also be asked…

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