A self breast exam is an essential step in the early detection of breast cancer. The more familiar you are with your breasts , the more likely you are to catch breast cancer before it is too late. Regular breast exams are a critical part of taking care of yourself and decreasing your risk of breast cancer.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a much more sensitive tool for identifying breast disease than the standard mammogram. And its usage as a breast cancer diagnostic tool has increased precipitously over the past 10 years. A new study shows that older women who’ve had an MRI are much more likely to opt for mastectomy or bilateral mastectomy…