What Is the Role of mTOR in Treating Breast Cancer?

August 21, 2014 - No Comments

Innovation & Discovery

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
To best talk about mTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin) and its role in treating breast cancer, you must first understand what

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The Signs and Effects of Menopause

August 20, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Menopause is a term that is used to describe the phase in a woman’s life when she no longer has a

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Mammogram Screening Key To Eliminating Racial Disparities In Breast Cancer Survival

August 19, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy

Black women are more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer, are less likely to receive proper treatment, are

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Breast Cancer Genetics Explodes – Third Gene Identified as a Cause

August 18, 2014 - No Comments

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By Vera Viner
Cancer research has uncovered a huge discovery for women everywhere. A new gene mutation called PALB2 has just as much risk for

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Decreased Breast Density In Patients Receiving Tamoxifen Is Associated With Increased Survival

August 18, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Breast density is defined as the portion of the breast composed of fibrous tissue, compared to that portion of the breast

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How Often Should You Schedule Breast Ultrasounds?

August 15, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy

When you have a breast ultrasound performed consistently, this enables you to reduce your risk for breast cancer metastasis and

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Breast Cancer Detection With a Stereotactic Mammography and Core Biopsy

August 13, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
If a breast abnormality is revealed by a breast exam and/or mammogram, your doctor is likely to recommend further testing

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Interpreting Ultrasound Breast Images

August 11, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Ultrasound machines have traditionally been used to examine a growing fetus inside a woman’s body, but the FDA approved the first

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Dr. Ruddy Answers Ten Important Questions

August 7, 2014 - No Comments

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Q: What inspired you to create the Breast Health & Healing Foundation?
A: During the two years I spent traveling the world for the

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Sudden Signs of Breast Cancer

August 6, 2014 - No Comments

Breast-Cancer-Awareness

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
The truth about breast cancer or about any type of breast growth is that few symptoms develop in the early

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