My technician recently told me, just before sending me gliding through an MRI tube, that MRI scans were once an uncommon breast exam. He performed the breast scans only a few times per month, when radiologists needed to get a better read on potential breast cancers than they could from mammography alone.
Now my tech performs the highly sensitive breast exam, which uses magnetic and radio waves to create layers of black and white breast images, all the time. He told me his MRI suite—with...Read more
Six years ago this week, I lay half-naked on a cold table, one arm crooked uncomfortably over my head, counting the ceiling tiles and... Read more »
In an earlier SharePost, I talked about visiting women in the hospital who’ve had breast reconstruction surgery, and the immediate bond... Read more »
My name is Doug Haberstroh; my wife Keri was diagnosed with breast cancer just nine months after we were married. I am here to tell Keri's... Read more »
When it comes to breast cancer treatment, radiation can seem like a walk in the park compared to major surgery and months of chemotherapy. For me, it... Read more »
If you’ve just learned that you have breast cancer, you may be encountering some of the most anxious moments of your life. Although research has... Read more »
Q. I’ve been diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer. What can you tell me about it, and what my treatment might be like?A. Inflammatory breast... Read more »