Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in women worldwide and has become a major public health concern. Early detection and appropriate treatment are crucial for improving the prognosis of breast cancer patients. In recent years, there have been significant advancements in the field of breast cancer treatment, leading to improved outcomes […]
Male Breast Cancer: Is It Possible?
Can men get breast cancer? Or is breast cancer a disease that afflicts women only? Here’s what we know: According to statistics gathered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in every 100 breast cancers diagnosed in the United States occurs in a man. Not only can men get breast cancer, […]
Types of Breast Surgery for Cancer
“You have breast cancer.” Those are never easy words to hear. Do you need breast cancer surgery? Are there alternatives? Will you need to lose your entire breast, or can the surgeon remove the cancerous section and leave the rest? These are questions Dr. Andy Higgins hears daily. Most types of breast cancer do require […]
Cancer Diagnosis? 5 Tips for “Self” Survival During Treatment
Hearing a doctor say, “You have cancer,” can be a life-altering moment — the first of many during the journey of cancer treatment. When my doctor told me I had cancer, I was completely caught off guard. Cancer was not a part of my self-identity at all. Before cancer, I thought of myself as a […]