Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer in Women Over 70: Strategies for Deciding on Treatment

The vast majority of women diagnosed with breast cancer are older, fully one-third of all breast cancers are diagnosed in women 70 or older.

By PJ Hamel

How Much Does A Mammogram Cost In The Philippines?

Question Asked by Gina How Much Does A Mammogram Cost In The Philippines? I need a mammogram, and want to know the cost first. Answer It’s difficult to say; there may be multiple places to receive various diagnostic screening breast tests in the Phil...

Breast Boils: What They Are, How to Treat Them

Far too many women suffer from chronic breast boils and/or abscesses, and find them so embarrassing that they try to treat this painful condition without seeking medical help. While you can self-treat the occasional "pimple" around or unde...

By PJ Hamel

Both Breasts Are Turning Purple...

Question Asked by amanda Both Breasts Are Turning Purple… I looked down today while putting my bra on and noticed both breasts turning purple. I have not injured them lately. But they are abnormally tender. I am getting worried and not sure what to d...

I Have A Blue/green Sort Of Patch On My Nipple, I Don't Know What It Could Be, If Anything, Could It Be A Sign Of Cancer? If Not, Is This Normal?

Question Asked by Alex I Have A Blue/green Sort Of Patch On My Nipple, I Don’t Know What It Could Be, If Anything, Could It Be A Sign Of Cancer? If Not, Is This Normal? Answer Alex, there are all kinds of rashes that affect the breasts. I’m not famil...

I Have A Aching Throbbing Pain In My Left Breast, If I Press On My Nipple I Feel It More, And Become

Question Asked by Brenda I Have A Aching Throbbing Pain In My Left Breast, If I Press On My Nipple I Feel It More, And Become I had never had a heart problem, and i fear mamo’s, due to pressin, it feels like my nipple are goin to pop off…I cry everyt...

Why Don"t Emergency Rooms Perform Mamograms? I Have Severe Pain And Now Itching And Burning In My Breast . All I Hear From The E.r. Is Wait Until Your Mamogram Is Done. I Now Have A Clear Discharge.

Question Asked by charlie Why Don"t Emergency Rooms Perform Mamograms? I Have Severe Pain And Now Itching And Burning In My Breast . All I Hear From The E.r. Is Wait Until Your Mamogram Is Done. I Now Have A Clear Discharge. Answer Charlie, emer...

21 Year Old Noticed Brown Waterish Discharge From Left Nipple..with No Lumps Or Anything! Help??!

Question Asked by Coetzee1 21 Year Old Noticed Brown Waterish Discharge From Left Nipple…with No Lumps Or Anything! Help??! Hi everyone! i’m new to this! I need some help/information about brown waterish discharge for my left nipple! I am a healthy 2...

Still NED and Doing Fine: "Cancer Free" Is a Misleading Phrase

A heart-warming series of commercials currently running on television shows factory workers wishing they could meet the cancer survivors whose lives have been saved by the technology they build. My favorite part of these commercials is the survivor w...

By Phyllis Johnson

Can Nipple Color Change Over Time, And Is This A Cause For Concern?

Question Asked by meira Can Nipple Color Change Over Time, And Is This A Cause For Concern? About a year ago, I noticed that the color on both my nipples is uneven - shades of lighter and darker pink. My OBGYN says this is normal, and quite common. B...