Surgery

What Should I Ask My Surgeon After a Breast Cancer Surgery?

What Should I Ask My Surgeon After a Breast Cancer Surgery?

Questions to Ask After Your Breast Cancer Surgery Many patients assume that after undergoing breast cancer surgery, everything is done. After your lumpectomy or mastectomy, it’s important to understand that there might be other steps that you have to take after your procedure. For example, for invasive cancers your doctor […]




Breast Biopsy: Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before The Procedure

Breast Biopsy: Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before The Procedure

Questions to Ask If You’ve Been Told That You Need a Breast Biopsy In the United States about 1.6 million biopsies are performed each year. Women are usually recommended a breast biopsy due to a lump in the breast, the results of a mammogram, an ultrasound examination or the combination […]




What Questions Should I Ask My Breast Cancer Surgeon?

What Questions Should I Ask My Breast Cancer Surgeon?

Questions to Ask Your Breast Cancer Surgeon at Your First Visit If you’re a newly diagnosed patient, your surgeon is one of the first specialists you might see. This is because often times in breast cancer history, surgery was done first. But today, that may not be the case if […]




What Questions Should I Ask After a Breast Biopsy?

What Questions Should I Ask After a Breast Biopsy?

Questions to Ask After a Breast Biopsy Getting a biopsy is nerve-racking, but know that you are doing the right thing by taking that step in finding out more about your breast situation. There are a million things that might be going on in your mind as you are waiting […]




How Does a Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Affect My Chances of Breast Cancer Recurrence?

How Does a Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Affect My Chances of Breast Cancer Recurrence?

Does a Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Increase My Chances of Breast Cancer Recurrence? When breast cancer patients consider undergoing a nipple-sparing mastectomy, the are often concerned about breast cancer recurrence. They wonder, if this procedure leaves the nipple behind, is there a greater chance of cancer coming back? According to Breast Cancer […]




Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: What is It?

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: What is It?

What Is a Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy? The mastectomy procedure is one that most breast cancer patients undergo. This surgery has been around for centuries and it wasn’t until the past 30 years that this procedure has been refined, with the patient in mind. A growing number of breast cancer patients have […]