In a previous post, we discussed how Genetics, the genes you inherit, can increase your risk for breast cancer. But what is Genomics? Genomics is the science that understands the genetic makeup and unique features of someone’s breast cancer cells. Researchers...
it is important to identify risk factors that can increase one’s likelihood of developing breast cancer. Given the role of genetics as a risk factor in breast cancer, there have been increased efforts in understanding the genetic makeup and unique features of breast cancer cells.
Are you worried that your birth control is putting you at risk for breast cancer? Don’t worry, we have the facts to let you decide for yourself from hormonal birth control to non-hormonal contraceptive options learn what’s best for you and why.
Be aware of the new recommendations for timing of mammograms and COVID-19 Vaccine so lymph node swelling doesn’t create a false cancer alarm. Swelling of lymph nodes is commonly associated with vaccines and a sign your body is mounting an immune response and creating antibodies.
Last year there were over 19 million cases of cancer diagnosed around the world. Some of the reasons for this include people doing less exercise and consuming more alcohol, leading to an increase in body weight
Melbourne Regional Medical Center has partnered with TEPAS Breast Center to provide breast imaging and advanced breast care services to the Space Coast Community.
Breast radiographer discussed Breast Cancer with podcast hosts The Invisible Diaries in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Listen to hear great advice for men and women such as how to perform self-examinations at home, who should be worrying about it, and at what age you should start (it’s earlier than you might think).
With concerns over COVID-19 Lynn’s story is a reminder that there are other health issues that should not be ignored. Early intervention and detection saves lives.
Yearly mammograms are recommended for woman over 40, to help detect cancer earlier. Learn what to expect during your first mammogram.
View our infographic to learn more about the steps we’re taking to protect you, our other patients, and our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.