What to Consider Before You Get Breast Implants

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Breast implants are prosthetic devices that are implanted under the breast tissue or under the chest muscle to increase breast size (augmentation mammoplasty) or...

FDA warns women about the risks of textured breast implants in...

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The FDA released a statement from Binita Ashar, M.D., a general surgeon and the director of the Division of Surgical Devices in...

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Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day is on March 8

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Using Circulating Tumor DNA to Predict Cancer Recurrence and Guide Therapy

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What to Consider Before You Get Breast Implants

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Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary Lymph Node Status...

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Bernard Fisher, father of breast surgery, turns 100 this month

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Bernard Fisher, MD FACS turned 100 years old this month. Considered a pioneer of breast surgical oncology, ā€œresearch by Dr. Fisher has extended and...

Support for yoga, meditation, massage, acupressure and music therapy during breast cancer treatment released...

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This week is HBOC Week (Sep 30-Oct 6)

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Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary Lymph Node Status in Breast Cancer

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Support for yoga, meditation, massage, acupressure and music therapy during breast...

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Interrupting radiation therapy for breast cancer due the COVID-19 coronavirus

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UPDATED March 24, 2020. For everyone going through radiation treatment for breast cancer during this coronavirus pandemic, I am...

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day is on March 8

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March 3, 2018 is Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Day. We have known for a while that not all breast cancer is created equal. Most breast...

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What to Consider Before You Get Breast Implants

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Breast implants are prosthetic devices that are implanted under the breast tissue or under the chest muscle to increase breast size (augmentation mammoplasty) or...