Breast Cancer Screening Is Essential

In the United States, one in eight women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. While awareness of breast cancer has improved, the disease unfortunately remains the second-deadliest cancer among American women. This year in Texas, 15,712 women will be diagnosed with breast...

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer, likely to affect one in eight women. Survival rates have been improving steadily each year thanks to early detection and advanced treatment. At Houston Methodist West Hospital, highly trained doctors and a breast care team offer resources patients need for...

Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is one or more operations performed to restore all components of the breast of women who have undergone mastectomy or removal of the entire breast. Breast reconstruction after mastectomy has evolved over the last century to become an integral component in the therapy for many women with...

Cancer Doesn’t Mean We Have to Stop Living: Regain Your Energy and Vitality!

Today, there are 14 million cancer survivors in the United States. Many continue to suffer from the side effects of cancer and cancer treatments as long as 10 years after completing treatment. These patients are looking for help to restore and maintain their health. Oncologists are focused on pathology and...

Common Breast Cancer Myths: The Truth About Breast Cancer

While early detection and advances in treatment have created millions of breast cancer survivors, it remains the second-deadliest cancer affecting American women. As oncologists, we often hear misconceptions about the disease from patients. It’s important to have the facts and dispel common myths...

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