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Will My DCIS Score Results Influence My Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatment?

Will My DCIS Score Results Influence My Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatment?

Will the DCIS Score Results Influence My Breast Cancer Treatment? Have you heard about the Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Assay? This assay can help breast cancer patients make better treatment decisions. The DCIS Score Result can help predict if a patient’s breast cancer will return.  Knowing this will help the breast [...]

Nalie’s Advice on How to Overcome Your Fear of Breast Cancer

Nalie’s Advice on How to Overcome Your Fear of Breast Cancer

Advice on Overcoming Your Fear of Breast Cancer Nalie Agustin is a young woman who was faced with breast cancer. With her whole life ahead of her, she had much to fear. First and foremost, possibly the loss of her life. To Nalie, looking in the mirror at her unrecognizable [...]

Do I Need to Go to My Annual Well-Woman Exam?

Do I Need to Go to My Annual Well-Woman Exam?

Why Is My Annual Well-Woman Exam so Important? To protect your health, one of the most important steps you can take is to go to your annual well-woman exam. It’s recommended that your first well-woman visit occur in your mid- to late-teens. But starting the age of 21, this exam [...]

The Connection between Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer

The Connection between Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer

What Is the Connection between Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Breast cancer and ovarian cancer are often used synonymously. They are considered to be “sister cancers” and though they are known to have a connection, few are informed about why they relate to one another. CEO of Ovarian Cancer National [...]

How Much Does the Oncotype Dx Breast Cancer Assay Cost?

How Much Does the Oncotype Dx Breast Cancer Assay Cost?

Oncotype Dx Breast Cancer Assay Cost & Insurance Coverage Taking the Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Assay can tell you your likelihood of a breast cancer recurrence. Not only that, it can determine which breast cancer treatment works the best for you. Sounds like a pretty important test right? It definitely [...]

What Should You Do If You Have Gene Abnormalities?

What Should You Do If You Have Gene Abnormalities?

What to Do If You Have Gene Abnormalities It’s often been mentioned that knowing your family history and undergoing genetic testing could possibly save your life. Knowing if you have gene abnormalities such as BRCA1 or BRCA2 is critical information. Having this gene abnormality can significantly increase your risk of [...]