Genistein as a Cancer Inhibitor: The Benefits and Risks

April 17, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Genistein is an isoflavone found in many plants, and it is most commonly consumed in soybeans and soy-based foods. The typical

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Cancer Vaccines: How Far We’ve Come

April 16, 2014 - No Comments

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By Vera Viner
We all know how close we are with starting Phase I clinical trials for the first preventive breast cancer vaccine at the

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Dr. Jaco Festekjian and DIEP Breast Reconstruction

April 16, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Dr. Jaco Festekjian, a clinical professor at UCLA, specializes in plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery. Performing over five hundred surgeries every

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Can Breast Cancer Spread to Other Locations?

April 15, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Many breast cancer patients worry about the possibility of their condition spreading to other parts of the body. Such concerns are

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Battling Breast Cancer: Peggy Fleming’s Story

April 14, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Breast cancer affects the lives of millions of women each year, as well as their families and loved ones. As of

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New Device May Save Your Hair During Chemotherapy Treatment

April 14, 2014 - No Comments

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By Vera Viner
When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, dozens of worries and fears zoom through her head. She may worry about whether

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How Often is a Huber Needle Used on a Patient

April 11, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Medical science has strived to reduce the discomfort patients encounter during treatment. Needles are one of these inconvenient but necessary sources

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Breast Health: Understanding Fibroadenomas

April 9, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Breast health is encouraged among women of all ages, from puberty through old age. At different stages of life, various exams,

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Breast Cysts: Testing and Diagnosis

April 8, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
When it comes to breast cancer, early detection and treatment is crucial. The good news is that breast cysts and cancer

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Financial Assistance for Breast Cancer Patients

April 7, 2014 - 2 Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Breast cancer is one of the most frightening illnesses any woman can have. While modern treatments have greatly increased the possibility

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