A program at the Baptist Women’s Health Center can help make finding those answers easier. It’s a way health care providers hope will help women remain well beyond a diagnosis.
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Surviving breast cancer can lead to other concerns for patients. Many women may worry whether the treatment they’ll need to fight the disease will affect their ability to have children. Lurene Cachola reports on how treatment for breast cancer affects … Continue reading
There have been dramatic changes in the type of – and need for – surgery for women with breast cancer. Over the past 4 decades, treatment advances have resulted in a 30-percent reduction in breast cancer mortality. Doug Johnson looks … Continue reading
After treatment for breast cancer, patients often wonder – what’s next? A new program is being developed to make finding those answers easier. In keeping well beyond a diagnosis, we meet experts working to help women navigate through their recovery.
Each year, October serves as Breast Cancer Awareness month. During this time, pink ribbons are distributed, companies display their support for the cause, races are hosted in cities and promotional messages for breast cancer awareness are put in place by … Continue reading
Young women can and do get breast cancer. There are more than 250,000 women who were diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 or younger. Lurene Cachola has more on the impact of the disease.
Stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer every year. But according to the National Stroke Association, only 27 percent of women could name more than two of the six primary stroke symptoms. T-leigh Starns explains how to act … Continue reading
After treatment for breast cancer, patients often wonder what’s next. A new program is being developed to make finding those answers easier. In today’s Well Beyond a Diagnosis, we meet the experts working to help women navigate through their recovery.
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifestyle. Early detection and early treatment are the best hope for survival. As Lurene Cachola explains, the Breast Risk Management Center at Baptist Women’s Health Center is working … Continue reading
Confusion and misinformation can increase the risks women face from breast cancer. Separating the facts of the disease from the fiction can save lives. Lurene Cachola has more.