Causes of Enlarged Breasts

October 23, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
While some women pay to have their breasts enlarged or aesthetic reasons, when their breasts become swollen for no apparent reason,

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Green Vegetables and Other Ways to Prevent Cancer

October 22, 2014 - No Comments

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By Vera Gruessner
We are on our last days of October, a month dedicated to breast cancer awareness. The country seems to be awash in

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Exercise and Lymphedema

October 22, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Breast cancer is terrifying. And, for the one in every eight women who will be diagnosed with it at some

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Surgical Options For Women With BRCA Mutations

October 21, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Approximately 10% of breast cancer cases diagnosed in the United States are associated with a genetic, inherited predisposition to the disease.

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Breast Healthy Recipe: Pasta With Sardines

October 20, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy

Sardines are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, now proven to reduce the risk for breast cancer. And they

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The Best Foods to Eat During the Fall

October 20, 2014 - No Comments

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By Vera Gruessner
The fall season is going strong. We are moving closer and closer to Halloween and will be enjoying a delicious Thanksgiving dinner

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Tamoxifen Reduces The Risk of Contralateral Breast Cancer In Survivors With BRCA Mutations

October 17, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Women who carry a BRCA1 or 2 mutation have the highest risk for breast cancer, as much as 85% over the

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The Komen Foundation Does It Again!

October 16, 2014 - No Comments

Film Pink Merchandise

By Vera Gruessner
Over time, the month of October has turned into a pink palooza. In the name of breast cancer awareness, companies across

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Breast Healthy Recipe: Chocolate Covered Brazil Nuts

October 16, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Nuts are good for you, especially Brazil nuts which are a good source of selenium, an antioxidant thought to prevent breast

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Breast-Feeding Reduces Risk For Hormone-Negative Breast Cancer

October 15, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy

Breast-feeding has been shown to reduce the risk for triple-negative breast cancer; that is, those tumors that do not express

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