Breast Examination by a Health Professional. Women ages 20 - 49 should have a physical examination by a health professional every 1 - 2 years. Those over age 50 should be examined annually.
Self-Examinations. Women have been encouraged to perform a self-examination each month, but some studies have reported no difference in mortality rates between women who do self-examination and those who do not. This does not mean women should stop attempting self-examinations, but they should not...Read more
There are two major North American conferences a year where advances in clinical breast cancer research are showcased. The first is the... Read more »
When melanoma has reached Stage III, it frequently means that cancer has spread to the lymph nodes closest to the original cancer site. In... Read more »
I’m not yet 40—the magical age for women to begin receiving mammograms—but I’ve had breast cancer. That makes me a perfect candidate for... Read more »