Breast Surgery Articles & Stories

How Dangerous are CT Scans?

How Dangerous are CT Scans?

In recent weeks hospitals have reported a decline in their use of CT scans. While some of the lower use of CT scans come from more discretion amongst physicians on how the technology is used, a certain percentage is based on patients refusal to submit to scans - thanks to news stories about th... Read More


How to Alleviate Menopausal Symptoms

How to Alleviate Menopausal Symptoms

Natural therapies are becoming increasingly popular among menopausal women seeking to ease their symptoms. A study published in Cancer Epidemiology reported that a simple, brisk walking routine can reduce various psychological symptoms associated with menopause such as anxiety, stress, and dep... Read More


City Women Are More Likely To Develop Breast Cancer

City Women Are More Likely To Develop Breast Cancer

Women living in urban areas have denser breasts, which make them more susceptible to developing breast cancer, according to a recent study presented at a meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. Women's breast tissue may be fatty or glandular or a mixture of both. Women who have ... Read More


A Safe, Powerful Way to Kill Any Cancer?

A Safe, Powerful Way to Kill Any Cancer?

An anti-malaria drug derived from a Chinese salad herb has been slightly modified into a "commando compound" that can fake its way into cancer cells and unleash "bombs"D of free radicals that kill the malignant cells. The drug is known as artemisinin and comes from the sweet wormwood plant (Ar... Read More


African American Women and Breast Cancer

African American Women and Breast Cancer

I was afraid that I wouldn't be able to see my children grow up and my grandchild grow, you get this really scary feeling inside, says Rosamond Stallings. When 45 year old Rosamond Stallings was diagnosed with breast cancer 2 years ago, doctors urged her to immediately have a mastectomy. “They... Read More


All Types of Alcohol Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

All Types of Alcohol Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

A recent study by Kaiser Permanente Researchers has found that the effects of alcohol on breast cancer are the same, regardless of whether a woman drinks wine, beer, or liquor. The ethyl alcohol found in those drinks and the quantity consumed are the factors that weigh heavily on breast cance... Read More


Health Wrap | Cardiology, Cancer, Asthma, Trans-fat

There is a new warning for people with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators: Magnets may pose a serious health risk! While common magnets for home and office use with low magnetic strength posed little risk, stronger magnets made from neodymium-iron-boron may cause interfere... Read More


Lupus Awareness

Lupus Awareness

October is lupus awareness month. Its a disease that affects predominantly women, and many aren't aware of it even when they do have it. Lupus affects perhaps 1.5 million Americans, it hits women compared to men in a 9 to 1 ratio, and it affects the African American population in particular. ... Read More



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