Category: Breast cancer

Bone Metastases

Radiation therapy and surgery:  Radiation therapy and surgery can be used to ease the pain of bone metastases.  Radiation therapy to the bone can relieve pain at the site of the tumor(s) and prevent fractures.  Drugs called...

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Breast Cancer Risk Factors

A “risk factor” is anything that increases your risk of developing breast cancer.  Many of the most important risk factors for breast cancer are beyond your control, such as age, family history, and medical history. ...

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MBC Partnering with Your Doctor

Treatment decisions should be a team effort between you and your doctor.  Asking the right questions will help you manage and determine the best course of action for your treatment.  You can ask your doctor: Can you recommend...

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More Breast Basics

120 seconds-Every 2 minutes a woman in the U.S. is diagnosed with breast cancer. Source:   Breast Cancer Research Foundation  2018 Despite what you’ve heard, there’s no strong scientific evidence to suggest that any...

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Breast Basics

1 in 8 American women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime Source ACS 85% of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer do not have any family history of the disease. Don’t blow off mammograms and your...

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