The Best Types of Wigs for Cancer Victims

August 1, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
One of the side effects of chemotherapy is hair loss. Why does hair loss occur during chemotherapy and radiation? Hair

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Sudden Pains in the Breast and When to Consult a Doctor

July 31, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy

Although many women who have pain in one or both breasts may fear breast cancer, breast pain is actually not

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Lumpectomy Vs. Mastectomy: The Factors to Consider

July 30, 2014 - No Comments

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By Vera Viner
Right now, women around the country are being taught to fear breast cancer and to go to extremes in order to cure

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Mammography: Understanding the Images

July 29, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Women over 50 years of age are advised to have routine breast cancer screenings every year. Those who were already

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Maintaining Neutropenia Levels after Chemotherapy

July 28, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy

For those who learn they have breast cancer, understanding what their neutropenia levels are, what they mean for your overall

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All About Your Breasts

July 25, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy

The breast is an important but vulnerable part of any person’s body. Breast cancer is a prominent issue for many

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Puma Shares Beneficial Results from Breast Cancer Drug Trial

July 24, 2014 - No Comments

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By Vera Viner
One biopharmaceutical has made headlines within the breast cancer market. Puma Biotechnology Inc. declared that its breast cancer drug trial is doing

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The Days After Fibroadenoma Surgery

July 24, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
A fibroadenoma is a benign cyst that grows on the breast. It is a non-cancerous lump but should be removed in

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Managing Breast Cancer and Metastasis

July 22, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Metastatic breast cancer, when cancer in the breast spreads to other organs or non-adjacent areas of the body, is a scary

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Recovery Process for Latissimus Dorsi Flap Reconstruction

July 21, 2014 - No Comments

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By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
 
The latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction process is one done to help reconstruct the breast after a mastectomy. Mastectomies are a

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