Information about breast health is widely promoted in healthcare settings; the goal is to increase breast health awareness. While it is a common concern for many people, information can be confusing. Here are some misconceptions we clarify: Having any lump […]
A breast cancer diagnosis can provoke a wide range of responses. From anxiety to fear to helplessness, these feelings can add up to a great deal of stress. While there are many resources available, it’s not always easy to know […]
Many women grew up hearing that monthly self-breast exams can protect them from breast cancer. From clinical experiences, we see that breast awareness and mammography are both essential to detecting breast cancer early.
If your doctor finds a breast lump or sees a suspicious area in a mammogram or sonogram, he or she may recommend that you get a breast biopsy. You might wonder, what is a breast biopsy? Biopsy is an effective way […]
About 1 in 8 women (12%) will develop breast cancer. Breast cancer impacts not only the individual, but also the individual’s personal relationships. A breast cancer diagnosis can be scary, but learning how to cope with this illness can help […]
What is breast cancer? Breast cancer occurs when the cells in your breasts become abnormal and grow out of control to form tumors. It is the most common cancer among women and the second leading cause of cancer death […]
In October, the Health Center held a special Look Good Feel Better session during its monthly breast cancer support group. The breast cancer support group is a culturally sensitive and language appropriate cancer support group that supports Chinese American women […]
With this month being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we want to touch on an issue common among Asian women. In New York State, radiologists are required to inform women if they have dense breasts along with the results of their […]