Archive for the ‘Cancer Diagnosis’ Category

Are you at high risk for breast cancer?

By now, many people are aware that having a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene increases the risk of getting breast cancer. What about other factors that increase risk?

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The California Breast Density Law

California legislature recently passed a law requiring that women who have screening mammograms are informed by their health care provider if they have dense breast tissue. This makes California the 5th state in the nation to require this notification.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

A sentinel lymph node is the first node or nodes in the armpit that receive the lymphatic drainage from the breast.  If cancer exists in the breast, it might escape to the armpit lymph Read the rest of this entry »

Pink Lotus Breast Center First in the U.S. to Launch GE’s Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Pink Lotus Breast Center, a comprehensive and integrative breast center exclusively dedicated to the prevention, screening, Read the rest of this entry »

Questions To Ask After Diagnosis

I was invited to the TODAY show for 2009 breast cancer awareness month to talk about the top questions to ask your doctor after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Here is a quick summary Read the rest of this entry »