Early Detection Increases Your Chance For A Cure

Robin Judman and her colleagues know that when it comes to breast cancer, early detection offers the greatest opportunity for full recovery. “A mammogram can identify lumps and other abnormalities long before they can be felt,” she said. “While we recommend annual screening begin at 40, women at a...

Houston Methodist West Takes A Team Approach To Treating Breast Cancer

Houston Methodist West Hospital is leading the fight against breast cancer with a comprehensive, collaborative approach that treats the whole patient – not just the disease. Collaborative, multi-disciplinary care – with a personal touch – is making a difference in the lives of local breast cancer...

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a cancer that forms in the breast tissue. It can occur in both men and women, but it is much more common in women. After skin cancer, it is the most common cancer in women. Due to substantial funding and extensive research, the survival rate has markedly increased, primarily due to early...

Fighting Breast Cancer: Know Your Body

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, with skin cancers being an exception. Screening tests and early detection can find cancer early when chances for survival are highest. It is important to know your risk for breast cancer. Talking to both sides of your family is important so you can become...

You’ve Just Been Diagnosed With Breast Cancer: Now What?

As a medical oncologist at Texas Oncology, I help many breast cancer patients navigate through the complex maze of their healthcare journey. What weighs on each patient’s mind is the question, “Am I going to be ok?” Thankfully, the answer is often a resounding, “Yes!” Although breast cancer is...

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