Articles for Tag: "mammogram"

What to expect during your mammogram 
What to expect during your mammogram
Does it matter if you have tattoos, piercings, scars or moles on your breasts?
Do mammograms hurt? They don’t have to 
Do mammograms hurt? They don’t have to
There are a few things to consider that may impact your mammogram experinece, such as your menstrual cycle.
Can breast cancer patients safely skip chemotherapy? 
Can breast cancer patients safely skip chemotherapy?
It may be unnecessary for one of the most common types of breast cancer.
Women should start having this conversation at age 25 
Women should start having this conversation at age 25
Your doctor can determine if you are average, intermediate or high risk for this cancer starting at this age. Learn about the clinic you may be referred to.
Decoding mammogram BI-RADS results 
Decoding mammogram BI-RADS results
Learn how each Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) level correlates to your breast cancer risk.
What does a breast lump feel like? 
What does a breast lump feel like?
It can be a lifesaving discovery, but what lumps look or feel like can vary. Here are a few characteristics to look for.
A routine exam caught her breast cancer diagnosis early 
A routine exam caught her breast cancer diagnosis early
Family history and genetic testing led to 45-year-old Jennifer Knauer experiencing the other side of cancer care.