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November 9, 2016

Natural Cure for Breast Pain

If you've had bothersome breast pain that's been diagnosed as nothing serious and are now wanting to know what to do about it, this article is for you. This article will address what you can do to alleviate the two most common causes of benign breast pain: Cyclic breast pain occurring around your period. Cyclic pain due to the natural response of the milk-making glands to hormone changes that signal you didn't conceive and so its now time to reabsorb all that specialized cellular machinery. It's a complex process and sometimes it hurts. Fortunately, the pain usually goes away after a week or…

BRCA testing: Are the medical options sensible?

Angelina Jolie's medical choice was a brave one, and the decision to share it even braver. However it looks as though, if my sources are accurate, it appears there is little benefit, actually no benefit, to prophylactic mastectomy (prophylactic meaning to prevent ever developing cancer) over screening in terms of mortality. Was Jolie's choice influenced by culture more than by the science? And will her decision spark of a conversation that moves us in a new direction?
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December 5, 2009

Can Cancer Go Away Without Treatment?

The USPSTF has recognized that by treating tiny, early stage breast cancers so aggressively, doctors may also have unknowingly subjected hundreds of thousands of American women to unnecessary procedures, leading to needless complications including disfigurement and even death, all the while assuming they were saving people’s lives.
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April 12, 2009

Thermograms versus Mammograms: Which test is best?

Thermograms detect infrared rays to show patterns of body temperature. What most people I know who have gotten a thermogram don't seem to have been told is that thermograms only detect surface bloodflow, so any cancer growth deeper than a few millimeters may not be detected unless it also happens to be large enough to disturb the surface blood flow patterns. Mammograms use radiation to find calcifications hiding anywhere in the breast tissue, even deep ones. What most people who've gotten mammograms don't often hear is that mammograms are really difficult to interpret. The true power of any diagnostic image…

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April 12, 2009

Breast Cancer: Is Early Detection A Good Thing?

When it comes to breast cancer, not all “cancer” is really cancer, study says. According to the ACS, something like one in seven women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetimes. That’s scary, not only for women but for the family and friends who love them. But a recent study from the well-respected Cochrane Commission says that there is reason for hope. According this meta-analysis (a meta-analysis is a study of many studies), many growths often presumed to be deadly cancers based on mammogram and biopsy results may not be as life threatening as we once thought. They…

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